[GERRIT] moz build fixed on Ubuntu -- was Re: --disable mozilla necessary for Ubuntu

Joel Madero jmadero.dev at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 23:13:36 PDT 2012

Well I was able to install with mozilla enabled but I am unable to do the
test case of importing the thunderbird address book. The reason is that
it's not listed in my options when I do "other external data source" from
the import wizard, it looks like this is a bug in Ubuntu which is discussed
here, although it's status is unknown -- not even sure if it's been


So enabling mozilla basically does nothing for Ubuntu (or Ubuntu derived


On Sun, Jul 1, 2012 at 9:06 AM, Fridrich Strba <
fridrich.strba at graduateinstitute.ch> wrote:

> On 30/06/12 23:41, Caolán McNamara wrote:
>> If you manage to get
>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/**show_bug.cgi?id=51004<https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=51004>sorted out then I
>> think we could stuff in openldap as a replacement for the (obscure?)
>> ldap backend and then remove the entire mozilla module without losing
>> any existing functionality.
> That would be amazing, yes.
>  Though, maybe we should try and go ahead and see if we can build
>> openldap under windows and drop the mozab stuff (which all Linux distros
>> do for yonks) and reenable it if the alternative implementation appears.
> Actually, Windows has a native ldap api for Windows 2000 onwards. It
> consists from the winldap.h header and wldap32.dll. The apis are slightly
> different in some functions, so sometimes a compatibility macros are
> needed, but it should be conceptually possible to use this instead of
> trying to suck openldap in.
> Cheers
> F.
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