Sergey 'Jin' Bostandzhyan wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 10:12:08PM +0100, Mehdi wrote:
>>> I'm not sure if Leo already told you this, but here's a bug asking for 
>>> mediatomb not to use an embedded prototype.js.
>>> I've already tried using the prototype.js delivered in Debian (version 
>>> It's giving me problems with the web UI where I can't click over 
>>> to "Filesystem" to browse my computer. The prototype.js embedded in 
>>> mediatomb 
>>> is version
>> I've just test mediatomb with debian-shipped prototype 1.6.1 but got
>> no issues.  The UI is working fine, and I'm able to click over
>> "Filesystem" to browse my computer. Do you think that 1.6.1 fixed the
>> problems encoutered while using 1.6.0? 
> we have prototype 1.6.1 in SVN now and the web UI works fine with it. We are
> still embedding it, because prototype updates can break functionality, at 
> least
> it did happen in the past a couple of times.

thanks for the fast answer!

> You could patch it out in the .deb package so that the system wide prototype
> is used, however care should be takaen when it is being updated, i.e. it will
> need testing to be sure that a newer prototype version does not break the UI.

That could be coordinated with the usual libjs-prototype maintainer
(CC'ed) when updates happen. At least, maintainers of software using
prototypejs should be warned before a new version is being uploaded so
that they can test their packages and detect possible breakage.

Kind regards,

Mehdi Dogguy مهدي الدڤي

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