Firefox Gtk3 test package

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 17:31:15 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 2:49 PM, Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> wrote:
> H. Guémar wrote:
>>
>> What's the point ? There's absolutely no benefit in keeping Gtk+2 longer.
>> Gtk+ 2.24.0 has been released 3 years ago (january, 2011) and is only
>> receiving
>> bugfix due to existing apps who didn't move to Gtk+3.
>> By migrating more apps, we can drop Gtk+ 2.24 (at least from images),
>> firefox is
>> one of the major application that prevents us to do so.
>
>
> You'll never (in the foreseeable future) be able to drop GTK2. Firefox will
> still need it to run NSAPI plugins.

Is it possible to split the NSAPI components out into a sub package
and hence remove the dependence on gtk2 for those people that don't
use NSAPI plugins?

Peter


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