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Month: October 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Re: kmozilla patches

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2011 23:06:54 -0500
>>> On Sunday 02 October 2011 02:06:48 Julius Schwartzenberg wrote:
>>>> > So here is a list of known issues:
>>>> > - buttons like back, forward do not work
>>>> > - progress indication seems broken
>>>> > - some webpages load and then display a white screen
>>>> I forgot to add.
>>>> It's necessary for the kmozilla binary to see two environment
>>>> variables
>>>> as well.
>>>> First of all, it needs to find its libraries and also it needs to know
>>>> the location of the Mozilla environment it should use. Something like
>>>> this should work:
>>>> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/xulrunner-
>>>> export MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME=/usr/lib/xulrunner-
>>>> konqueror
>>>> (and open a site and choose kmozilla as the viewer)
>>>> Maybe a kcontrol panel could be added at some point that allows
>>>> choosing
>>>> the Mozilla environment to use.
>>> What is needed to enable this Mozilla support?
>>> It seems it wants gtkmozembed.h which is not provided by any devel
>>> package.
>> We are not yet sure if gtkmozembed has been removed in the latest
>> xulrunner versions.  Right now this is only for systems with Firefox
>> less
>> than version 5, and work will be done to see if this can be extended to
>> later Firefox versions in the future.
>> Tim
> A bit more information, as gtkmozembed is apparently quite widely used
> still:
> Tim

And straight from the horse's mouth:

Essentially we would need to take over gtkmozembed (which is not a bad
thing at all!) if we want to keep using it.  From what I can tell that
means we put it in our 3rdparty GIT tree and build a little standalone
library against xulrunner.