[vlc-devel] Re: firefox 1.5 and vlc 0.8.6

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Thu Nov 23 03:21:32 CET 2006

Le Mercredi 22 novembre 2006 à 23:24 +0000, Tavin Cole a écrit :
> whereas with vlc 0.8.5 the moz plugin can be built against firefox 1.5 
> by giving --enable-mozilla=firefox to configure, and without specifying 
> any sdk path, this seems to just be ignored with 0.8.6 beta 2.
> just using --enable-mozilla results in an error since mozilla-config 
> cannot be found.
> ultimately something like this is necessary:
> XPIDL=/usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/xpidl 
> MOZILLA_CONFIG=/usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/firefox-config ./configure 
> --enable-mozilla
> perusing the configure script, it seems as though firefox support was 
> dropped in favor of xulrunner (which, i guess, is what firefox 2 is 
> built on).

xulrunner is supported ALSO :)

it's better to support all the alternatives out there like firefox,
mozilla, xulrunner, seamonkey etc..

> is this the case?  are there reasons why i shouldn't try to use the moz 
> plugin with firefox 1.5?

nop it should work, which OS are you using at the moment ?
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