[blfs-dev] Firefox dependencies

Tim Tassonis stuff at decentral.ch
Thu Sep 24 03:15:25 PDT 2015


On 09/23/15 20:18, willie at tuta.io wrote:
> 23. Sep 2015 19:05 by stuff at decentral.ch <mailto: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.


Have built and installed it now exactly like that (without system cairo, 
disable-gconf and SQLITE_ENABLE_DBSTAT_VTAB in sqlite3). Will report if 
I expierience any crashes.

Kind regards
Tim

>
>
> Willie
>
>
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