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Re: Firefox and Thunderbird?

From: Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 20 Jul 2004 22:46:24 GMT

Sarunas V. <vsarunas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 17:36, Tue 20 Jul 04, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
>> Has anyone managed to get firefox or thunderbird from the latest ports
>> tree to build?
>> Looks like it dies somewhere when the build is trying to figure out the
>> OS :-)
>> Adam
> Hi Adam,

> I built my firefox from a ports tree from some time 
> ago (maybe 2 or 3 weeks) build went fine. Don't know 
> about thunderbird, as I newer used it, but it should 
> build without a problem.

> If everything, after you tried everything you can think 
> of (installing new world, updating your automake and 
> autoconf, portupgrade all packages, etc) you could 
> fetch a dfly binary from:

> http://gobsd.com/packages/www/firefox-0.8_5.tgz

> I know its bit dated, but thats only in case you don't get it
> to work. Also freebsd 4.10 binary should work just fine (to
> get the system running as quick as possible, I just pkg_add
> what I needed from freebsd 4.9 CD, then I updated 
> everything with portupgrate -a).

> I'm sure you will think of something and get it to work :).

It seems to be a problem with gcc33 and gcc34...  I've gotten much
further using gcc2.95 (though it's not done building yet).


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