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Re: Update on Icecat 115

From: chippy
Subject: Re: Update on Icecat 115
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2023 17:49:14 +0200

On Thu, 2023-09-07 at 20:55 +1000, Yuchen Pei wrote:
> On Wed 2023-09-06 17:45:27 +0200, chippy via help-gnuzilla wrote:
> > Bad news: 
> > 
> > It still connects to a lot of different third parties services.
> > To quote a few:
> Just curious, what tool did you use to find out this?

I normally use proxychains and tor for a quick check (just so I don't
have to configure or find a proxy), it will output dns requests and

As final check I'd use a vm and tcpdump on the host.

> > Also I couldn't find LibreJS.
> Interesting, do you have any more info about this? Like how is
> LibreJS
> usually baked in icecat, 

makeicecat does that with the configure_extensions() function.

> and were there any error messages about not
> being able to build librejs? I'll take a look too.

The extension is named jid1-KtlZuoiikVfFew@jetpack and I don't think
this and other extensions need compilation, I see that in the Makefile
they are just copied over.
> Best,
> Yuchen
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I'm glad that someone is looking into this too, felt bit on my own.

Thanks and let me know if you maybe want to coordinate.


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