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Mon May 9 07:03:18 UTC 2011
On Sun, 08 May 2011 14:55:58 -0400
Michael Powell <nightrecon at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Adam Vande More wrote:
> > On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Janos Dohanics <web at 3dresearch.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Rebuilt the kernel with "options P1003_1B_SEMAPHORES" and Firefox
> >> now works fine.
> >> Since this option seems to be required for Firefox (and perhaps for
> >> other ports?), shouldn't /usr/ports/UPDATING or /usr/src/UPDATING
> >> reflect this?
> >> Thanks again for your help.
> > Review the pkg installation message:
> > pkg_info -Dx firefox
> > And it's not a requirement. I've never seen that issue, or enabled
> > the fix although firefox is my primary browser.
> These options are present in the GENERIC kernel and you probably did
> not remove them. My guess is the OP did and never realized it. At
> least that's how it is in Release, if Stable is different I wouldn't
> As far as operator misconfiguring is concerned, UPDATING is not aimed
> at this.
Actually, I build custom kernels, and I must have deleted the option
P1003_1B_SEMAPHORES by accident.
FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE Release Notes says that "FreeBSD now supports POSIX
semaphores (P1003_1B_SEMAPHORES kernel option) by default" - I should
assume then that the option P1003_1B_SEMAPHORES has been included by
default in all 8.x versions, correct?
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