Firefox build failure on -CURRENT (with CLANG and with GCC)

Olivier Smedts olivier at
Thu Nov 22 12:40:24 UTC 2012


2012/11/22 Florian Smeets <flo at>:
> On 11/22/2012 13:02, Stefan Esser wrote:
>> Hi Florian,
>> seems that Firefox cannot be built with CLANG. The build fails due to a
>> visibility default set in mozilla-release/config/gcc_hidden.h, which is
>> in conflict with Qt declarations:
>> Any ideas how to get Firefox compiled and installed on -CURRENT?
> Yes, don't use the experimental QT4 option. :) Firefox builds just fine
> on head with clang and the default options, that's what I'm using here
> right now.
> We'll have to look into the QT4 failure.
> Thanks for the report.
> Florian

I can confirm it builds with clang with the following options set :

I can also tell you that I tested the Qt4 backend and... it's only for
testing. Not really usable at the moment (misplaced menus and ugly at
best even under KDE4).


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