Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Aug 21 12:56:10 UTC 2009

Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at> writes:

> Howard Goldstein <hg at> writes:
>> It's like the cat dragged in firefox2 despite use of 3.5 for actual
>> browsing :(  Is there a good way to resolve these dependencies through
>> firefox3 or 3.5 short of ditching gnome?
> Yeah, it's really from the gecko handling.  According to
> Mk/, I think you could add something like the following to
> make.conf to do what you need:
> USE_GECKO= firefox3<->firefox

But it doesn't work, and neither does the formulat actually given in the
makefile.  From checkin comments a few months back, I think this
capability is on hold waiting for xulrunner 1.9.  Don't quote me on
that, though; I don't quite understand some of the mechanisms in use.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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