linux-mozilla, linux-firefox and linux-realplayer

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Tue Jan 9 19:32:06 UTC 2007

On 1/8/07, Stevan Tiefert <stevan-tiefert at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I hope that this is the right mailinglist. If not say it!

freebsd-ports would probably be more correct. (Cc'ing there)

> I had to visit a web-site with realplayer-contents and that was the reason to
> install the port linux-realplayer. It seems that linux-realplayer wants to
> copy his plugins into
> /usr/X11R6/lib/linux-mozilla/plugins/
> Then I have to install the port linux-mozilla port before the
> linux-realplayer. But the security-database didn't allow me to install
> linux-mozilla, EVEN I updated my ports-tree like the error-message
> recommends! OK, then I tried to install linux-firefox. That worked, but I
> couldn't see the contents.
> I had to copy by hand the files and nphelix.xpt into
> /usr/local/lib/linux-firefox/plugins
> I think that it is a problem, if I am not allowed to install linux-mozilla and
> the ports linux-realplayer and linux-firefox are not willing to work
> together. Maybe somebody can fix this small problem in these ports?

This is not a small problem. Several approaches have
been tried to fix the general problem you're talking
about and none perfected yet.

Please have patience or try to look into the issue
and provide a patch.


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