howto build firefox package for development?

Alexander Sack asac at
Thu May 11 15:09:54 UTC 2006

On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 10:33:51AM -0400, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> > What's the right way to build and rebuild firefox from sid?
> The links will have to get cleaned or reset to their original target.
> Ian had created a patch which allows the source tree to be completely
> pristine after build+clean, I don't know if this is a new problem or
> old.

Have you ever considered to switch to an embedded tarball package layout?

At least you would get rid of the ever changing mozilla clean broken mess,
which requires constant maintenance to make the package clean up properly. 

 - Alexander

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