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Re: Remove spidermonkey-bin from launchpad-developer-dependencies?


Micah Gersten wrote:
> Max,
> Here's the patch you need:
> http://bazaar.launchpad.net/%7Emozillateam/xulrunner/xulrunner-1.9.2.head/annotate/head%3A/debian/patches/fix-build-glitch.patch

Ah, thanks. Matches what I independently came up with :-)

I've debugged the underlying cause and will be submitting a patch to
make upstream and Debian.

> Also, are you planning on including this in the archive or just the PPA?

For the purposes of the archive, I have this bug open:


I'd love to not have to maintain this in the PPA, but asac's comment in
that bug doesn't sound very positive.


> On 03/12/2010 08:21 PM, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Julian Edwards wrote:
>>> So it looks like we need to revert to using the slow rhino.
>> I've figured out a evil/clever hack to build a spidermonkey-bin in
>> lucid :-)
>> 1) The Debian packaging of xulrunner is completely unrelated to the
>> Ubuntu packaging.
>> 2) ... and it still builds js/spidermonkey.
>> 3) js/spidermonkey despite building from the xulrunner source, doesn't
>> depend on it.
>> 4) Therefore just build the Debian xulrunner source in Ubuntu, having
>> first hacked out the final building of all the .debs except the
>> spidermonkey ones :-)
>> I'll get it into the Launchpad PPA once I've worked around an
>> architecture-specific bug in make or dash that's causing it to FTBFS on
>> amd64.

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