firefox3 build fails on alpha
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Thu Jul 31 22:24:52 UTC 2008
On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 12:59:29AM +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> Quoting Jeremy Messenger, who wrote on Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 05:44:11PM -0500 ..
> > On Tue, 08 Jul 2008 07:23:52 -0500, Anton Shterenlikht
> > <mexas at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
> > >
> > > A followup. It seems xptcinvoke_freebsd_alpha.cpp is missing. It
> > > is used in Makefile:
> > I think most of us don't have any alpha machine. You might have to create
> > patch for us. I think, the alpha support has been dropped so it's
> > pointless for us to work on alpha support.
> The latest release of FreeBSD supporting the Alpha platform port is
> RELENG_6. Anything newer no longer supports Alpha.
I'm happy with RELENG_6 on alpha.
I'm happy to test firefox3 on alpha, but need to learn about pathes.
In this particular case it seems that (at least) 2 files
are missing from the distribution:
(curiously the corresponding *alpha.cpp files are present for osf1, linux,
openvms and openbsd).
I think that whoever created the tar file simply forgot to add the freebsd
I did try to contact mozilla developers directly, but no reply so far.
I understand that mozilla developers put out the tar file. Perhaps the
port maintainers could alert the mozilla team about the missing files,
or maybe even get these 2 files. I'd be very greatful.
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