Firefox build fails

Dimitry Andric dim at
Sun Feb 12 11:48:51 UTC 2017

On 12 Feb 2017, at 02:33, AN <andy at> wrote:
> FreeBSD BSD_12 12.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT #13 r313546: Fri Feb 10 10:04:11 EST 2017     root at BSD_12:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MYKERNEL  amd64
> Trying to install Firefox fails with the following:
> ../../js/src/jsarray.o: In function `js::NewFullyAllocatedArrayTryReuseGroup(JSContext*, JSObject*, unsigned long, js::NewObjectKind, bool)':
> /usr/ports/www/firefox/work/firefox-51.0.1/js/src/jsarray.cpp:(.text._ZN2js35NewFullyAllocatedArrayTryReuseGroupEP9JSContextP8JSObjectmNS_13NewObjectKindEb+0xb59): undefined reference to `__dtraceenabled_javascript___object__create'
> /usr/bin/ld: ../../js/src/jsarray.o: relocation R_X86_64_PC32 against `__dtraceenabled_javascript___object__create' can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
> /usr/bin/ld: final link failed: Bad value

Disable the DTRACE option, and try again.  See:

and maybe even other threads.

Let's poke portmgr@ to just disable this option by default, until the port has been fixed.


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