Package Details: kmozillahelper 1:5.0.6-1

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Package Base: kmozillahelper
Description: Mozilla KDE Integration.
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Keywords: firefox kde kmozillahelper plasma thunderbird
Licenses: MIT
Submitter: Thaodan
Maintainer: fordprefect
Last Packager: fordprefect
Votes: 37
Popularity: 0.55
First Submitted: 2015-08-14 10:48
Last Updated: 2021-02-03 13:29

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fordprefect commented on 2016-09-18 00:43

ok, so this package concerns the remaining kde4 users only, thats quite obvious.
the revert was from logic, because it pretended a release that didnt exist. does it do much harm to anyone? if so, we need to have a new version named accordingly (e.g 0.6.4.latest or 0.6.4.$gitcommit), if not it can stay this way for now.
in the long term this package will go away because a) kde4 is phasing out, and b) this package breaks more over time.

Thaodan commented on 2016-09-18 00:37

It is broken or better unmaintained. It was loosely updated to Frameworks like a s/KDE4/KF5/
But the kf5 version was needed since the KDE 4 version pulls a herd of KDE 4 deps with it.
So reverting to the latest stable version helps no one except the few remaining KDE 4 users.

fordprefect commented on 2016-09-18 00:24

@Thaodan: i appreciate your efforts to get another stable release, and pinning a commit is surely better than refering to git tip. actually deleting this package would propably be the best, as scarabeusiv states it is effectively broken. i just did not file a deletion request because it is a dependency of firefox-kde-opensuse (wich you happen to maintain). is this really broken or is it still of use for your package?

Thaodan commented on 2016-09-18 00:19

I was the privious maintainer and this is way I kept it to the latest stable release.
See this issue:

I made kmozillahelper-frameworks to provide a more updated version but a -git version would be better.

fordprefect commented on 2016-09-18 00:05

there is no version 0.6.5 of the software, previous maintainers just took the git tip and named it $((currentver+1)), which is totally not acceptable.
we might think about introducing a kmozillahelper-latest package, but there is no advantage in this either, because this project is practically dead.
if you want to contribute it, please refer to the developer site, they will happily grant you access.
still, this package represents the latest stable release, which is 0.6.4 at the moment.

Anonymous comment on 2016-09-17 18:10

Why you downgrade version of this package?

fordprefect commented on 2016-09-13 09:03

@arp12: this lib contains adjustments used by the opensuse version of firefox, which is modified for kde. it does not change anything for firefox from the official repos afaik.

agilob commented on 2016-09-13 05:38

OH right, I just noticed it's for KDE4 not plasma5. After installation nothing changes. Firefox and thunderbird use the same GTK-file selector, look the same, use GTK icons.

fordprefect commented on 2016-09-12 20:25

please change source url to, providing essentially the same, but with automated download (so sign-in required).

fordprefect commented on 2016-09-12 19:00

@arp12: please provide context.