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Bug 168389 - mozilla-firefox- needs a manual reemerge of noscript
Summary: mozilla-firefox- needs a manual reemerge of noscript
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Mozilla Gentoo Team
: 168392 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-02-25 22:43 UTC by Daniel Pielmeier
Modified: 2007-02-26 15:59 UTC (History)
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Description Daniel Pielmeier gentoo-dev 2007-02-25 22:43:56 UTC
Updating mozilla-firefox with restrict-javascript USE flag enabled needs a manual reemerge of noscript to make it work again.

Steps to Reproduce:

Updating from mozilla-firefox- to mozilla-firefox- with enabled restrict-javascript USE flag

Actual Results:

The noscript addon did not work immediately.

Expected Results:

Plugins which are installed per USE flag and so as a dependency should work without a manual reemerge.
Comment 1 Daniel Pielmeier gentoo-dev 2007-02-25 22:52:28 UTC
*** Bug 168392 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Raúl Porcel (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-02-26 12:10:16 UTC
From the ebuild:

	elog "Please remember to rebuild any packages that you have built"
	elog "against firefox."

Obviously it needs a manual reemerge...because there's no way to do it automatically. When you upgrade your kernel, you need to rebuild the modules, don't you? :)

The same applies to this.
Comment 3 Daniel Pielmeier gentoo-dev 2007-02-26 14:00:17 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)

So i can use module-rebuild to do build my modules against the new kernel. Won't revdep-rebuild recognize that noscript must be compiled against the new version of firefox? I think i ran revdep-rebuild after that update, and it didn't advise me to rebuild noscript.
Comment 4 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-02-26 15:59:58 UTC
No, revdep-rebuild won't recognize broken FF plugins, definitely outside of scope of the tool.