Gecko integration with Wine

Bug #191132 reported by Scott Ritchie
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
wine (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Medium
Scott Ritchie

Bug Description

Binary package hint: wine

The Wine package should supply the Gecko library somewhere on the filesystem. This way, Wine doesn't have to download it (and the download sometimes fails) when it attempts to render webpages in it's IE equivalent.

To do this properly, however, we need to ship a separate wine-gecko package (which changes much less frequently than the Wine version), depended on by the Wine package.

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Andreas Braml (a-strich-b) wrote :

Wine itself needs to be changed in order for this to work. Gecko gets installed in the users .wine directory, so there has to be a check for the local copy of Gecko (from wine-gecko) first. Only if that fails, wine should try to download it.
Has anyone proposed that to upstream yet?

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Scott Ritchie (scottritchie) wrote :

Wine already makes that check, all we have to do is include Gecko in /usr/share/wine/gecko

Changed in wine:
assignee: nobody → scottritchie
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in wine:
importance: Undecided → Medium
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Scott Ritchie (scottritchie) wrote :

Fixed in Intrepid with latest upload.

Changed in wine:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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