A port for FireGPG?
FireGPG - Maximilien Cuony
contact at getfiregpg.org
Thu Jul 30 09:26:53 UTC 2009
Great it's working. I just sended a email this mornig to firegpg's port manager
as 0.5.2 is outdated and with serious security issues. Someone should upgrade
On Thursday 30 July 2009, cpghost <cpghost at cordula.ws> wrote :
> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 04:53:53PM +0200, cpghost wrote:
> > On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 12:31:29AM +0200, cpghost wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'd like to use GnuPG with Webmail (e.g. with gmail or other
> > > webmails). AFAICS, the following Firefox add-on would help:
> > >
> > > http://www.getfiregpg.org/
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, according to http://www.getfiregpg.org/install.html
> > > one needs to compile an IPC library (?) out of the firefox3 sources,
> > > like this:
> > >
> > > http://blog.getfiregpg.org/2008/10/17/how-to-compile-the-ipc-library/
> > >
> > > Is there a port to automate this task, or could someone with the
> > > necessary skills please create such a port? That would be great!
> > Just a little follow-up.
> > Those are the (manual) steps to get libipc compiled on FreeBSD/amd64,
> > assuming www/firefox3 is already installed:
> this is an update for www/firefox35
> # cd /usr/ports/www/firefox35
> # make configure
> # make build
> (Be patient, it takes some time)
> # cd work/mozilla-1.9.1/extensions
> # <now fetch libipc (ipc-latest.tar.gz) to /path/to/ipc-latest.zip>
> (source of ipc-latest.tar.gz is
> # tar -xvpf /path/to/ipc-latest.zip
> # chown -R root:wheel ipc
> (We now have /usr/ports/www/firefox35/work/mozilla-1.9.1/extensions/ipc)
> # cd ipc <now: /usr/ports/www/firefox35/work/mozilla-1.9.1/extensions/ipc>
> # ./makemake -r -o .
> Here, you need to manually edit (like this):
> Makefile (topsrcdir = ../..)
> build/Makefile (topsrcdir = ../../..)
> public/Makefile (topsrcdir = ../../..)
> src/Makefile (topsrcdir = ../../..)
> # gmake
> (This will create libipc.so, ipc.xpt in:
> # cd /usr/ports/www/firefox35/work/mozilla-1.9.1/dist/bin/components
> # cp -i libipc.so /usr/local/lib/firefox3/components/
> # cp -i ipc.xpt /usr/local/lib/firefox3/components/
> (There is no need to install firefox3 again. Only libipc.so and ipc.xpt
> $ cd ~/.mozilla/firefox/<the_firefox_profile>
> $ touch .autoreg
> (And restart firefox3).
> With that, firegpg add-on works flawlessly.
> All this can probably be automated with a slave port of www/firefox35.
> IMPORTANT: you don't want to use the port www/xpi-firegpg. It is extremely
> outdated (firegpg-0.5.2).
FireGPG's team - Maximlien Cuony [The_glu]
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