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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Up-to-date IceCat source tarballs now available via G

From: Mark H Weaver
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Up-to-date IceCat source tarballs now available via GNU Guix
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:50:30 -0400
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Antonio Trande <address@hidden> writes:
> Where the source is hosted?

I'm not able to make it available for direct download at this time.
For now, all I can offer is the ability to build it using Guix.


> On 24/06/19 18:34, Mark H Weaver wrote:
>> GNU Guix is now capable of producing up-to-date source tarballs for
>> IceCat that should hopefully build on any system that IceCat supports.
>> For example, GNU Guix has icecat-60.7.2-guix1, which includes fixes for
>> CVE-2019-11707 and CVE-2019-11708, which are apparently quite serious
>> flaws that are being actively exploited in the wild.
>> The IceCat source tarballs produced by GNU Guix are almost identical to
>> the official IceCat tarballs, except that the timestamps and file
>> ordering in the tarball are canonicalized, and a few manifest files
>> within the tarball are sorted differently.
>> After installing Guix <https://gnu.org/s/guix>, the command to produce
>> the IceCat tarball is:
>>   guix build --source icecat
>>       Mark
>> --
>> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

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