Building TB from source code

jd1008 jd1008 at
Fri Jul 10 22:16:27 UTC 2015

On 07/10/2015 04:07 PM, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 07/10/15 16:36, jd1008 wrote:
>> Has anyone been successful in building it from source code?
>> Last time I tried, build failed because it required versions
>> of packages that were of much older vintage than what was installed.
>> Too many for me to recall.
>> Need helpful hints, how-to's to accomplish this.
>> I posted the same question to Fedora list and it has been
>> so totally ignored, that I find it very interesting.
> Why do you want to build it from source ? I did that w/ Iceweb (sp?) 
> last August when I was trying to get this box running, took 5+ hours. 
> 2 weeks later did a pkg upgrade, took 30 sec. .... I've been on pkg 
> ever since (except for flash support, but no problema w/ that).
Why must you ask "why" ?

How about "Because I want to"  :) :)

I also want to do that for FF.

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