ports/83345: nspr-4.6 finally released

Mikhail T. mi at aldan.algebra.com
Tue Jul 12 19:00:19 UTC 2005


>Number:         83345
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       nspr-4.6 finally released
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          update
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Jul 12 19:00:11 GMT 2005
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Mikhail T.
>Release:        FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE amd64
>Organization:
Virtual Estates, Inc.
>Environment:
System: FreeBSD blue.virtual-estates.net 5.4-STABLE FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE #0: Fri Jun 10 09:11:30 EDT 2005 mi at blue.virtual-estates.net:/var/obj/var/src/sys/SILVER amd64

>Description:
	After years of staleness and after 6 months of

		https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=276891

	There is new NSPR-release out there, the 4.6.

	This should make possible the long-needed "modularization" --
	making our browser ports dependant on devel/nspr instead of
	building their own. This could not be done before, because
	the standalone release was hopelessly out of date...

	The new release incorporates all code _fixes_ required by
	FreeBSD (hence the removal of most of the pr-patches).

>How-To-Repeat:

>Fix:

	Please find the diff at

		http://aldan.algebra.com:8015/~mi/nspr-update.diff

	It now compiles cleanly with -Wall -- on amd64.

	For the purposes of QA on our different platforms, the port
	also builds and tries to use vendors self-tests -- see the
	comments around "test" target.

	I had no problems building nss against the new nspr.

	Please, allow committing. Thanks.
>Release-Note:
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