Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-11 Thread Luca Barbato
On 08/10/2010 11:29 PM, Paweł Hajdan, Jr. wrote: Gentoo uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/nsbrowser/plugins for browser plugins. However, Debian uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/mozilla/plugins, and that's what many software projects (including Chromium) target. And that is bad. Why are we using

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-11 Thread Paweł Hajdan, Jr.
On 8/10/10 9:51 PM, Maciej Mrozowski wrote: Hardcoding paths is a bad design™. Well, yeah, it could be done better. Hmm, I will think more about it. On 8/10/10 9:54 PM, Jory A. Pratt wrote: Why can chromium not do like firefox and others and make the plugins dir scalable via a wrapper

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-11 Thread Jeroen Roovers
On Wed, 11 Aug 2010 07:12:39 -0700 Paweł Hajdan, Jr. phajdan...@gentoo.org wrote: Could you give an example? I'm just curious. Different distros use different paths, so that could lead to problems. Or are they trying to recognize the running distro? www-plugins/adobe-flash:

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-11 Thread Hanno Böck
Am Dienstag 10 August 2010 schrieb Paweł Hajdan, Jr.: Gentoo uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/nsbrowser/plugins for browser plugins. However, Debian uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/mozilla/plugins, and that's what many software projects (including Chromium) target. Why are we using nsbrowser/plugins instead

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-11 Thread Mike Frysinger
On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Hanno Böck wrote: Am Dienstag 10 August 2010 schrieb Paweł Hajdan, Jr.: Gentoo uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/nsbrowser/plugins for browser plugins. However, Debian uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/mozilla/plugins, and that's what many software projects (including Chromium)

[gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-10 Thread Paweł Hajdan, Jr.
Gentoo uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/nsbrowser/plugins for browser plugins. However, Debian uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/mozilla/plugins, and that's what many software projects (including Chromium) target. Why are we using nsbrowser/plugins instead of mozilla/plugins, and how relalistic would it be to

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-10 Thread Mike Frysinger
On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 7:28 PM, Jeroen Roovers wrote: On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 14:29:20 -0700 Paweł Hajdan, Jr. wrote: Why are we using nsbrowser/plugins instead of mozilla/plugins, and how relalistic would it be to switch to mozilla/plugins? --- nsplugins.eclass    1 May 2009 23:03:00 -      

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-10 Thread Jeroen Roovers
On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 14:29:20 -0700 Paweł Hajdan, Jr. phajdan...@gentoo.org wrote: Gentoo uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/nsbrowser/plugins for browser plugins. However, Debian uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/mozilla/plugins, and that's what many software projects (including Chromium) target. Could you name

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-10 Thread Paweł Hajdan, Jr.
On 8/10/10 4:28 PM, Jeroen Roovers wrote: Gentoo uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/nsbrowser/plugins for browser plugins. However, Debian uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/mozilla/plugins, and that's what many software projects (including Chromium) target. Could you name them? Opera looks into tons of

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-10 Thread Mike Frysinger
On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 11:50 PM, Paweł Hajdan, Jr. wrote: By the way, I just wonder... why not _symlink_ mozilla/plugins to nsbrowser/plugins? That would solve the technical problem, while keeping a good, more general name. some plugins like to change their behavior based on the path they're

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-10 Thread Maciej Mrozowski
On Wednesday 11 of August 2010 05:50:47 Paweł Hajdan, Jr. wrote: On 8/10/10 4:28 PM, Jeroen Roovers wrote: Gentoo uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/nsbrowser/plugins for browser plugins. However, Debian uses /usr/$(get_libdir)/mozilla/plugins, and that's what many software projects (including

Re: [gentoo-dev] nsbrowser plugins

2010-08-10 Thread Jory A. Pratt
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 08/10/2010 11:40 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 11:50 PM, Paweł Hajdan, Jr. wrote: By the way, I just wonder... why not _symlink_ mozilla/plugins to nsbrowser/plugins? That would solve the technical problem, while keeping a