firefox3 from ports?

Jack L. xxjack12xx at
Thu Aug 28 14:43:58 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 5:04 AM, Pete French
<petefrench at> wrote:
>> Has anybody built firefox3 from ports on amd64?
>> Any particular problems encountered?
> I had to update my ports (all of them) to the absolute latest
> or it would complain about old versiosn, but no problems
> *building* it...
> ...running it, however, is another matter. I get chunks of
> the screen where it takes part of the bitmap from my desktop
> and duplicates it across the space (borders of web pafges
> particularly). also printing seems to juust scale the bitmap
> fonts so the printout can actually be illegible.
> I also tried with a precompiled package a few days ago,
> but the same issues arose. So I've gone back to firefox2
> which actually works.
> -pete.
I've had no problems with it as well.

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