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Re: [PATCH] DRAFT: gnu: icecat: Update to 52.0.2-gnu1; add fixes from ES

From: Maxim Cournoyer
Subject: Re: [PATCH] DRAFT: gnu: icecat: Update to 52.0.2-gnu1; add fixes from ESR 52.1.
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:12:44 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Hi Mark!

Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello Guix,
> Here's a draft patch to update GNU IceCat to 52.0.2-gnu1, with
> additional fixes cherry-picked from upstream ESR 52.1.  It seems to work
> well on my system, except that my GNOME 3 session has locked up a couple
> of times while testing it[*].  I'm not yet sure whether the problem is
> caused by IceCat or something else.  I'd appreciate it if other people
> could try it out.


> I've also attached a patch to add autoconf-2.13 (from 1999!), since it
> appears to be a build requirement of IceCat 52.x.  I haven't tested it
> for anything except building IceCat.

Thanks for working on this. I'd reckon you first tried using current
autoconf before resorting to using this 1999 flavor? I'm having a hard
time understanding why such old software could be made a hard
requirement :)


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