mozilla-firebird dependency on gnomecontrolcenter?

Chuck Tuffli chuck_tuffli at
Thu Aug 21 13:20:55 PDT 2003

On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 08:48:04PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 08:29:03PM -0700, Chuck Tuffli wrote:
> > Ok, I did a cvsup of ports-base and the build completed without the
> > strangeness I saw earlier. Now when I run firebird, nothing happens
> > (i.e. no browser window, no message stating an error, no core dump,
> > and nothing logged to dmesg).
> > 
> > Since there aren't any error messages, I'm not sure what info to send
> > you. The machine is running 4.8-RELEASE with Linux compatibility built
> > into the kernel. "firebird -v" reports
> > 
> > [92] firebird -v
> > Mozilla 1.5a, Copyright (c) 2003 <developer build>
> This is a FAQ.
> When you update mozilla you often need to remove your old .mozilla
> directory (save the bookmarks.html if you like).  They are not very
> careful to maintain backwards compatibility.

This is a brand new system that has never had a .mozilla dir

> mozilla is also VERY sensitive to being built with consistent library
> interfaces - if you have stale headers lying around on the system, or
> old/mismatched versions of the dependencies, it can become confused in
> this fashion.
> Kris

Would you suspect this to be a problem on a brand new 4.8 install
(i.e. there has never been anything else on this disk)? Maybe it
doesn't build with a stock 4.8 version of ports? Has anyone ever tried

Chuck Tuffli    <chuck_tuffli AT NO_SPAM agilent DOT com>

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