On Thu, 19 Nov 2009 07:19:24 +0100
Erik van Pienbroek <erik(a)vanpienbroek.nl> wrote:
Creating a .spec file for wine-mozilla turned out to be easier than
expected. I just managed to get everything packaged with the exception
of the final step: creating a .cab file. We can't do that because
there's no open source tool to create .cab files. So now I created a
package which puts all the gecko files in the
folder /usr/share/wine/gecko. We might want to patch Wine so that it
uses the gecko files directly instead of unpacking the .cab file on
Sounds great. Thanks for getting it underway. I will take some time to test this
over the weekend and see how it can be integrated into the wine package.
This is especially helpful because as of the current release gecko will be
downloaded automagically upon creation/upgrade if ~/.wine.
Regarding my comment on not wanting to be primary maintainer of this
package: I'd prefer it if somebody else who has a closer connection to
upstream (the current wine maintainer?) maintains this as I don't really
have the time to monitor for new releases. Whenever MinGW specific
issues arise I'm willing to help with resolving those (hence the
I'd be willing to maintain it, however I am not a MinGW expert in any way.
I would welcome doing it in a co-maintained fashion.
Great to see how MinGW stuff is evolving in fedora.
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