Native Mozilla-Firebird build via ports?

Benjamin Walkenhorst krylon at
Sun Sep 19 04:53:08 PDT 2004

Hello everyone,

I recently got myself a broadband internet connection and happily
started upgrading a lot of software on my machine. Among others,
I wanted to upgrade MozillaFirebird. Before the upgrade I used FireBird
0.7. Then I deinstalled the package - I really don't remember where I
got the package... - and wanted to upgrade via ports.
Unfortunately, I discovered that this was not a native version but a
Linux version running in binary compatibility. ;-/
I'd rather have native build, since I know this is possible. Can I do so
via ports? 'find /usr/ports -name *bird*' only comes up with
linux-mozillafirebird in /usr/ports/www.
Or do I have to build Firebird myself?

Thanks in advance,

If cars had improved at [the computer industry's] rate, a Rolls Royce
would now cost 10 dollars and get a billion miles per gallon.
(Unfortunately, it would probably also have 200-page manual telling how
to open the door.)
Andrew Tanenbaum, "Introduction To Distributed Systems"

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