On Sun, Nov 19, 2006 at 03:34:06AM +0100, Michael Weyersh?user wrote:
> felix@... wrote:
> > I will have to stop using it someday, and I won't bother with an
> > overlay. But last time I tried seamonkey it was unstable unreliable
> > junk. What I want to understand is why seamonkey and mozilla can't
> > coexist. They have different names, but even if they didn't, there
> > are slots for apache and apache2, as many different kernels as you
> > could possibly want, and ... mozilla and seamonkey conflict with each
> > other. Why?
> From my understanding (I might be wrong here though) it is quite an
> amount of work to go from "only Mozilla & Firefox" to "Mozilla,
> Seamonkey and Firefox". The point is not the installation of these
> packages but the dozens of packages that use some part of
> Mozilla/FF/Seamonkey during compilation / runtime. Considering the
> workload of the devs maintaining Mozilla packages in Gentoo it's not a
> "they cannot get along for technical reasons" but a "doing this isn't
> worth the effort as Mozilla is leaving sooner rather than later"
> decision. The situation with all three packages in the tree is only
> relatively short-lived (a couple of months), Mozilla is deprecated for
> security reasons, Seamonkey considered a drop-in replacement.
That makes more sense, if you mean packages have to choose at build
time which of the two to support.
> I'm sorry it doesn't work for you like it should (I'm a Firefox user
> myself), but I don't think this situation will change...
I use firefox too, but I don't like the preferences being so much more
limited than mozilla. I could always use about:config or whatever
that is, but I might as well edit the raw preferences file.
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