Firefox&Thunderbird compile error

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Tue Sep 20 15:46:53 PDT 2005

On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 17:40:05 -0500, Greg Lewis <glewis at>  

> On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 12:13:30AM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote:
>> I get the following error when I try to build firefox from ports:
>> c++ -o nsDNSService2.o -c -DOSTYPE=\"FreeBSD6\" -DOSARCH=\"FreeBSD\"
>> -I../../../dist/include/xpcom -I../../../dist/include/string
>> -I../../../dist/include/pref -I../../../dist/include/unicharutil
>> -I../../../dist/include/necko -I../../../dist/include
>> -I/usr/local/include/nspr -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/local/include
>> -I/usr/X11R6/include   -fPIC  -I/usr/X11R6/include -I/usr/local/include
>> -I/usr/X11R6/include  -I/usr/X11R6/include -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions  
>> -Wall
>> -Wconversion -Wpointer-arith -Wcast-align -Woverloaded-virtual -Wsynth
>> -Wno-ctor-dtor-privacy -Wno-non-virtual-dtor -Wno-long-long -O2
>> -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -march=pentium3
>> -fshort-wchar -pipe  -DNDEBUG -DTRIMMED -O  -I/usr/X11R6/include
>> -I/usr/local/include  -I/usr/X11R6/include  -I/usr/X11R6/include
>> -DMOZILLA_CLIENT -include ../../../mozilla-config.h nsDNSService2.cpp
>> In file included from nsDNSService2.h:40,
>>                  from nsDNSService2.cpp:38:
>> nsHostResolver.h:95: error: ISO C++ forbids declaration of `PRAddrInfo'
>> with no type
> Looks like something to do with the Firefox/NSPR split that happened
> around the end of August.


> Are your ports up to date?  Do you have NSPR installed?

Update all apps first before install any new ports, so as for Firefox, you  
need to update nspr first if you want to update or install firefox.

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