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Configuration changes

Unread postby Moonchild » Fri, 16 Nov 2018, 20:13

Recent changes in the tree's default configuration should be noted for people maintaining their own builds for e.g. distros.

  • Gamepad support is now disabled by default for all UXP applications. If you need gamepad support, enable it in .mozconfig with "ac_add_options --enable-gamepad"
  • The internal updater and mar packaging support is now disabled by default. If you need the internal updater, enable it in .mozconfig with "ac_add_options --enable-updater"
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Re: Configuration changes

Unread postby JustOff » Fri, 16 Nov 2018, 20:43

Perhaps "ac_add_options --enable-av1" is also worth to be mentioned?
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Re: Configuration changes

Unread postby Moonchild » Fri, 16 Nov 2018, 22:45

No, it is not.

I wanted to focus here on defaults that have changed and that are important for existing builds. Experimental features that are currently behind a build flag are hardly of the same magnitude of importance.
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