Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 307311
Last modified: 2008-07-02 06:04:28 EDT
Description of problem:
elinks is capable of linking against the js library to provide a text mode,
Is there any reason not to enable this for Fedora 9?
We're packaging SpiderMonkey as "js".
There was already discussion about that in debian. You could read it here -
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=428549 . Upstream maintainer
wrote that ECMAScript support in ELinks 0.11.1 has several bugs that can
still not released as 0.12 because of some regressions. So I'm adding keywords
Future Feature - this will be not activated for elinks 0.11.3 by default, you
can easily activate it yourself if you want.
Today I did update to Elinks0.12pre1 in RAWHIDE. At
http://elinks.or.cz/release.html you can see that upstream recommends to disable
ECMASRIPT support by default and if necessary, to restrict elinks somehow in
sandbox to prevent possible malicious code issues. Therefore closing that
bugzilla WONTFIX, ECMAScript support will be not enabled in Fedora by default
until mentioned upstream bugzillas will be solved. As soon as the ECMAScript
support will be more safe (those bugzillas closed), I will enable the support in