Building TB from source code

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Fri Jul 10 22:25:34 UTC 2015

On 07/10/15 17:22, jd1008 wrote:
> 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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Sorry, just curious. I could imagine some good reasons, actually, 
optimizing for a particular gfx card, for example. I was just whining 
about the time involved for a large, complex recompile .... Carry on :-) 


	William A. Mahaffey III


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