[aur-requests] [PRQ#18280] Merge Request for firefox-china-extra Accepted

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Mon Mar 9 16:50:54 UTC 2020

Request #18280 has been accepted by diabonas [1]:

To clarify, the package "firefox-china-extra" extracts some extensions
and search plugins specific to the Chinese version of Firefox (as
distributed by Mozilla China) from the binary Firefox release and
installs them for the "vanilla" system Firefox.

The package "firefox-china-extra-meta" is a meta package depending on
the same extensions and search plugins packaged as separate AUR

I think packaging these separately instead of putting everything into
a single big package is a good idea, so I accepted the merge request.

Note that the separate packages still have the Firefox binary release
from Mozilla China as a source, if these extensions are available
elsewhere (e.g. can be built from source), it would be much better to
use a less "obscure" source than this binary package.

If not, you could at least make your live easier by using a split
i.e. a single PKGBUILD that downloads the source once and produces
multiple packages from it, one for every extension (as well as one for
the meta package, if you like).

[1] https://aur.archlinux.org/account/diabonas/

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