error building firefox

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Mon Jun 28 14:46:06 PDT 2004

Please don't remove the mailing list from the Cc:

On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 17:32, Erin E Conn wrote:
> On Monday 28 June 2004 11:40, you wrote:
> > Where is your /etc/make.conf?  Please also read
> > and
> > before reporting problems
> > in the future.
> My /etc/make.conf is empty.
> I ran on the build log and got "The cause of your build 
> failure is not known to" I've attached the entire build 
> log to this message in the file BUILDLOG.

Something is wrong with your compiler.  It doesn't recognize the
-pthread option.  Make sure /usr/lib/, /usr/lib/,
and /usr/lib/libc_r.a exist, and then rebuild and reinstall world and
kernel.  Make sure you're using the system compiler (/usr/bin/gcc) to
build firefox.


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