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Re: Remove spidermonkey-bin from launchpad-developer-dependencies?
On Wednesday 10 March 2010 22:15:34 Max Bowsher wrote:
> Francis J. Lacoste wrote:
> > On March 10, 2010, Bjorn Tillenius wrote:
> >> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 02:47:41AM +0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >>> launchpad-developer-dependencies depends on spidermonkey-bin. This
> >>> package has been removed from lucid.
> >>> Does anyone know why it was added, and if we may remove it?
> >> Lazr-js uses it for jslint. It uses it indirectly, though. It uses
> >> /usr/bin/js, which points to /etc/alternatives/js, which points to
> >> /usr/bin/smjs.
> > Yep, jslint supports the rhino JS interpreter, but it's like 10x slower.
> I've filed
> lets see what the Ubuntu mozilla team do.
> Unfortunately, the Mozilla build system is sufficiently baffling that I
> don't think re-introducing it in the PPA is a workable interim solution.
I spoke to Alexander Sack.
releases at all anymore)"
So it looks like we need to revert to using the slow rhino.