Firefox Gtk3 test package

Martin Stransky stransky at
Mon Jan 13 19:50:29 UTC 2014

On 01/13/2014 05:57 PM, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 3:49 PM, Martin Stransky <stransky at> wrote:
>> On 01/13/2014 04:41 PM, Josh Boyer wrote:
>>>> I don't say it's important/newsworthy. It's just FYI. Please ignore if
>>>> you're not interested.
>>> Ok, I'll rephrase.
>>> I'm interested but I have no idea how this is different from every
>>> other Firefox build that Fedora provides.  Could you elaborate on the
>>> change some and why it's being made?
>> Ahh, Okay. The package is build with Gtk3 toolkit [1] (the recent official
>> ones are Gtk2) so it's a regular Gtk3 app which should better fit to Gnome 3
>> desktop, use themes/skins and so.
>> The long term plan is to switch Fedora Firefox to Gtk3 so this is just a
>> tech preview. Full of bugs, of course :)
> Does this, or will this, have gstreamer support enabled?

It's the same as the gtk2 package, gstreamer support does not depend on 
toolkit. IIRC the test package has gstreamer enabled as well as the 
latest official Fedora Firefox builds.


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