Bug#562987: missing metadata for mozilla-devscripts

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Tue Dec 29 19:31:55 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 08:10:41PM +0100, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> Package: xulrunner-1.9.1
> Version:
> Severity: normal
> Usertags: missing-metadata-for-mozilla-devscripts
> Hi,
> I am working on improving mozilla-devscripts for packaging XUL
> extensions [1]. The current version of mozilla-devscripts in unstable
> contains a hardcoded list of XUL based applications and their start and
> end of life versions. Instead of hardcoding these information, the
> applications itself should provide the information.
> Please add following line(s) to the binary package section for
> xulrunner-1.9.1 in debian/rules:
> Xb-Xul-AppId: toolkit at mozilla.org
> Xb-Xul-Eol: 1.9.1.*

Arent't these headers supposed to start with XB-... ? (capital B)
Why is there an Eol field here and none on other applications ?

> [1] https://code.launchpad.net/~mozillateam/mozilla-devscripts/dh_xul-ext

Just a small note, I would have appreciated a mail about this work earlier,
so that I would have avoided starting something similar on my end...


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