Firefox 4 - Beta
lichray at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 18:56:10 UTC 2011
On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 12:09 PM, Heino Tiedemann
<rotkaps_spam_trap at gmx.de> wrote:
> Sergey Nikolenko <s at swa.org.ru> wrote:
>> On 06.03.2011 19:17, Heino Tiedemann wrote:
>>>>> is there someone who likes to go for the Firefox 4 in ports?
>>>>> maybe into www/firefox-devel?
>>>>> Firefox 4 is in the State "beta 12" - what means it is the release
>>>> Firefox 4 is available for FreeBSD for a long time in our development
>>>> repository. Please have a look at this page for more information about
>>>> the freebsd-gecko repository:
>>>> Firefox 4 lives at:
>>>> We are not going to commit a Firefox 4 Beta or RC to the ports tree. If
>>>> you like to test Firefox 4 use the one from the development repository
>>>> at your own risk.
>>> Any manpage or howto how I can gat this on my computer? Do I need SVN
>>> for that
>> 1. cd /usr/ports/devel/subversion; make install clean
>> 2. cd /usr/ports/www
>> 3. svn co
>> 4. cd firefox-devel
>> 5. make install clean
>> The performance of Firefox 4 is impressive, sometimes it's even
>> working faster than Chromium.
> Yes, it is Fast! I belive it is even faster on startup...
> One Question:
> Do I HAVE TO put it into my ports tree? Or can I put it somewhere into
> my home directory tree?
> 1 cd ~/myports/www
> 2 svn co https://trillian.chruetertee.ch/svn/freebsd-gecko/branches/experimental/www/firefox-devel
> 3 cd firefox-devel
> 4 make install clean
> Does that work? Where doesthe distfile go to then?
distfiles goes to /usr/ports/distfiles. You don't have to mv it into
your ports tree. After you have done sudo make fetch, you can build
the port as a normal user.
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