packaging thunderbird and firefox extensions as RPM in Fedora
caillon at redhat.com
Mon Apr 16 15:13:58 UTC 2007
Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Christopher Aillon schrieb:
>> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>>> this is a packaging related question, but fedora-devel in this case
>>> is probably the better place than fedora-packaging for now (when it
>>> comes to actual implemetaion details fedora-packaging probably is
>>> Did anybody in recent times look into packaging thunderbird or
>>> firefox extensions as RPMS in fedora? One of my desktops is a x86_64
>>> machine and getting a proper enigmail for it sometimes is annoying
>>> (¹). Caillion iirc in the past once said packaging extensions would
>>> be possible with future versions of thunderbird and firefox. Are
>>> thunderbird and firefox 2.0 (both in rawhide these days) those future
>>> versions or do we have to wait until 3.0 for proper support? Or are
>>> there any workarounds to somehow make it work now?
>> 3.0. There's no maintainable way to make it work now without querying
>> RPM in %post and requiring triggers.
> Hmmm, sounds bad :-/ Did anybody actually try how ugly that would look
See beagle. But I don't recommend anyone do this for other packages
because it sometimes breaks, and the files get orphaned on the system.
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