Moving Thunderbird towards libxul

Mark Banner mbanner at
Fri Jul 16 09:41:12 UTC 2010

  Over the last few weeks, I've been realising more and more that we 
need to move Thunderbird over to libxul as soon as possible. The most 
significant reason being is to reduce our maintenance costs whilst 
keeping up with core.

I've put together some more detailed reasoning, with a couple of 
different methods with which we could build libxul, and the route that I 
propose we take:

As always, feedback and comments welcome.


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