Firefox Gtk3 test package

Martin Stransky stransky at
Tue Jan 14 12:15:32 UTC 2014

On 01/13/2014 09:04 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 13.01.2014 20:50, schrieb Martin Stransky:
>> 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
> if that would be true it would support H264 through gstreamer
> your last answers on bugreports are saying the opposite

See Bug for details. 
Jan Horak is working on that.

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