SVG and dependence on Firefox2.x?

Kurt Buff kurt.buff at
Mon Sep 14 01:01:38 UTC 2009

On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 15:15, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
> 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.)

Thanks - I took a look around and I see a thread from April -
"Firefox3 and dependencies on firefox2,libxul,xulrunner" - was that
what you were referring to?

Regardless, I'll try that when I have a few minutes.

On to more difficult problems.


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