Gecko installer

Jacek Caban jacek at
Wed Jun 14 15:40:23 CDT 2006

Mike Hearn wrote:
> On 6/14/06, Jacek Caban <jacek at> wrote:
>> Last week Wine Gecko was mentioned a few times on this mailing list and
>> I can see that there is no understanding of it. It's not really
>> surprising as it's a big mess ATM. We can still use Mozilla ActiveX
>> control (but that needs to be removed) or (xor) directly Gecko.
> Directly how? I am still confused, sorry. By "Gecko" do you mean:
> -  A win32 copy of Gecko/GRE/XRE installed in  ~/.wine/drive_c?
> -  A native Linux copy of Gecko installed as part of, say, the
> distributions Firefox?
> - Something else?
See I'd really like to 
use Linux Gecko, but it's impossible because we'd need XEmbed embedder 
support that's impossible to implement in Wine (perhaps if we added what 
we need to XEmbed spec?). That's why MSHTML uses Windows Gecko.


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