[blfs-dev] Firefox dependencies

willie at tuta.io willie at tuta.io
Wed Sep 23 11:18:58 PDT 2015


23. Sep 2015 19:05 by stuff at decentral.ch:


> On 09/23/15 18:42, Ken Moffat wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 07:10:11PM +0300, Markku Pesonen wrote:
>>> Tim Tassonis wrote:
>>>> Has anybody tried to build firefox 40.0.3 without having gconf 
>>>> installed?
>>>
>>> I've built Firefox 40.0.3 and 41.0 without gconf. For 41.0 I had to add
>>> "ac_add_options --disable-gconf" to my mozconfig file. I have no idea
>>> what gconf is used for if it's available. Firefox seems to run just fine
>>> without it.
>>>
>> 41 also needs an additional define in sqlite3, for
>> SQLITE_ENABLE_DBSTAT_VTAB.
>>
>> And a note to Tim - just because upstream prefer to use a mozconfig
>> file does not mean they don't have a configure script where that
>> switch to disable gconf is documented.
>>
>> ĸen
>>
>
> Thanks, yes I've found out about the SQLITE stuff as well, will try another 
> build without gconf.
>
>
> Kind regards
> Tim
>
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Can confirm Firefox 41 needs gconf or disable-gconf in mozconfig. The Sqlite 
package needs to be rebuild with the above flag as well.




Oh, and I built it without system cairo because FF 40 crashes with system 
cairo, don't know if that problem is fixed yet.




Willie

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