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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] I need Riot/WebRTC!

From: Narcis Garcia
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] I need Riot/WebRTC!
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:08:18 +0200

El 24/08/17 a les 11:08, Mark H Weaver ha escrit:
> "csh" <address@hidden> writes:
>> Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> wrote ..
>> Guix's IceCat package is diffeent?
> We pass different arguments to ./configure than Rubén does when building
> the generic pre-compiled IceCat binaries, yes.  In this case, that's the
> relevant difference, not any changes to the source code.
>> Guix, a GNU distro, doesn't use vanilla GNU packages?
> We generally stick as close to upstream as we can, although in the case
> of IceCat we promptly cherry-pick fixes from upstream Firefox ESR since
> most of those fixes are for security flaws, and IceCat releases tend to
> lag behind.  As I write this, that includes 176 upstream changesets.
>       Mark

Gnuzilla/IceCat should be a more solid project, and to make it possible,
Guix and Trisquel packagers should contribute their fixes to IceCat
project, then package from it.
Otherwise, you are repeating some efforts and lagging good IceCat
versions for newcoming packagers of other distros.

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