SVG and dependence on Firefox2.x?

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Sep 13 22:15:12 UTC 2009

On Sun, 13 Sep 2009 14:59:51 -0700, Kurt Buff <kurt.buff at> wrote:
> I notice that for both The Gimp and graphviz, and probably for others
> as well, marking them or their dependencies as able to render SVG
> invokes installation of FF 2.x.
> This fails, as the port is marked as forbidden, and then the
> installation of these graphics programs fails.
> Not a huge deal, but any way to work around it?

An explaination has recently been discussed on this list. See
the archives, and I'm sure you'll find it very fast. (Sadly,
I can't remember the thread name, but it involved "Firefox",
as far as I remember.)

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