firefox 1.0.4 compilation failure
alistair.sutton at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 13:47:10 GMT 2005
On 6/17/05, Vladimir Kotal <vladimir.kotal at col.cz> wrote:
> > What version of GNOME are you running? It may be worth getting and
> > running gnome_upgrade.sh and leaving it to do the whole upgrade. That
> > should fix any ports that are still linked to the old glib library.
> Well, I'm not running gnome, I'm using x11-wm/pwm.
Apologies for the assumption. :-)
> The failure was caused by old libIDL package - when compilation of this
> port failed, I've installed libIDL binary pkg from ftp.freebsd.org which
> caused the last firefox compilation failure.
> After deinstalling and recompiling libIDL (after recompiling bison,
> because this was the reason why libIDL compilation failed),
> firefox-1.0.4,1 compilation went fine.
I suppose that makes sense when looking back at the error.
> Summary: take it as an example of user stupidity.
Happens to us all.
Firefox crashes for me with a missing symbol in libpthread.so.1
whenever I try and view a particular website. Something somewhere
needs recompiling due to a recent upgrade from 5.x to 6-CURRENT but
I've not tracked it down yet.
> and thanks for the pieces of advice,
Not a problem, sorry it didn't help much :-)
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