Building TB from source code
Brandon J. Wandersee
brandon.wandersee at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 19:10:35 UTC 2015
>> > Poudriere will use the sources from the FreeBSD ports collection.
>> Which in the case of Firefox and Thunderbird,
>> will pull in the sources from mozilla.com.
> And probably add FreeBSD-specific patches.
38 patches, to be precise.
I can't think of a single Unix-like OS (short of LFS) on which it is
regular practice to build and install using autotools and the upstream
Makefile. Debian, Arch, Gentoo, CRUX, Slackware, OpenSuSE, FreeBSD,
NetBSD, OpenBSD--in all cases, it's strongly recommended that the
system's native software management tools be used to build a package
that can be installed and tracked for easy updates, customization, and
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