Bug#634721: xulrunner-5.0: xulrunner-stub throws "Could not find the Mozilla runtime" error
mh at glandium.org
Tue Jul 19 21:30:56 UTC 2011
reassign 634721 conkeror
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 09:02:35PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> reassign 634721 xulrunner-5.0
> retitle 634721 xulrunner-5.0: Please add /usr/bin/xulrunner as slave alternative to xulrunner-stub
> Hi Mike,
> thanks for the prompt reply!
> Mike Hommey wrote:
> > > I'm trying to use again the Debian-specific feature of being able to
> > > symlink xulrunner-stub from the directory which includes the
> > > application.ini of a xulrunner application (conkeror FWIW), but since
> > > xulrunner-5.0 calling /usr/share/conkeror/xulrunner-stub (which is a
> > > symlink to /usr/bin/xulrunner-stub) fails as follows:
> > > [...]
> > You need to add a /usr/share/conkeror/xulrunner symbolic link to
> > /usr/lib/xulrunner-5.0.
> Thanks for that information! I was skimming through the changelogs for
> relevant changes, but haven't found anything on a first glance.
> I'm though sorry, but making a /usr/share/conkeror/xulrunner symbolic
> link won't work cleanly with more than one xulrunner installation
> until the xulrunner-* packages provide some /usr/bin/xulrunner (as
> symlink to /etc/alternatives/xulrunner, probably as slave alternative)
> in addition to /usr/bin/xulrunner-stub aka
Unfortunately, that can't work anymore, especially since version 5.0. The
unfortunate only solution is to have that symbolic link.
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