[Bug 251117] [NEW PORT] www/palemoon: Open-source web browser

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Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2022 17:37:17 UTC

--- Comment #72 from Olivier Certner <olivier.freebsd@free.fr> ---
Hi Gleb,

(In reply to Gleb Popov from comment #64)

> BUNDLE_LIBS=1 seems to be an unused variable.

It's a variable indicating that the ports produces shared libraries that must
not actually be shared with other ports. See the porters handbook or

(In reply to Gleb Popov from comment #65)

> It is a quite unusual combination when GCC uses libc++, why do we want this? I > believe, this is what causes failures when building on CURRENT.

On old tests I did, executables produced with clang++ would simply crash at
launch. Moreover, upstream does not support clang++ for compilation. So GCC is
needed. On the other hand, linking to libc++ is required (using libstdc++ is
fragile at best, because of dependency on 'harfbuzz' => 'graphite2', linking to
libc++; in practice, this combination crashes). So there is no way out, short
term at least.

>Another small problem with the port is that you need
>.include <bsd.port.post.mk>
> at the end of Makefile instead of
> .include <bsd.port.mk>

I've changed that in the new patch, although the old stanza seems to work as


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