HEADS UP: GTK2 mozilla is now the default

Adam Weinberger adamw at FreeBSD.org
Tue Feb 17 20:07:11 PST 2004

**NOTE: this change requires you to take action only if you want the
development versions of mozilla.

Mozilla will now default to using GTK2, and will only compile against
Gtk+-1.2 if explicitly requested.  This is in exact opposite to the old

The valid values of WITH_MOZILLA are now:
	mozilla                 (www/mozilla, GTK2)
	mozilla-devel           (www/mozilla-devel, GTK2)
	mozilla-gtk1            (www/mozilla-gtk1, GTK1)
	mozilla-devel-gtk1      (www/mozilla-devel-gtk1, GTK1)

As before, WITH_MOZILLA can be set in /etc/make.conf, but doing so is
not advised unless you desire the development versions.  GTK2 browsers
will automatically compile against GTK2 mozilla, and GTK1 browsers
(galeon1, galeon1, and galeon1) will automatically compile against GTK1.

Again, the only people who will need to take action are those who desire
development versions (which are inactive at this time anyway).  Those
who want GTK1 mozilla-devel must set WITH_MOZILLA=mozilla-devel-gtk1 or
they will be pleasantly surprised with their very own GTK2 installation
on the next update.

WITH_MOZILLA=mozilla-gtk2 and WITH_MOZILLA=mozilla-devel-gtk2 are still
honoured for the time being, but their use is now deprecated.  Any new
ports are not required to consider their values, and so eventually
WITH_MOZILLA _will_ have to be changed.

Hopefully galeon2 can catch up to peoples' expectations from
galeon1 soon, and we can remove the GTK1 ports altogether.

# Adam

Adam Weinberger
adam at vectors.cx // adamw at FreeBSD.org // adamw at magnesium.net

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