r4854 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome xsoft/graphweb

TheOldFellow TheOldFellow at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 06:32:17 PDT 2005


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> richard at linuxfromscratch.org wrote these words on 07/31/05 03:20 CST:
> 
> 
>>Log:
>>Updated to firefox-1.0.6 and added self to Co-Editors
>>
>>             --enable-application=browser \
>>             --enable-default-toolkit=gtk2 \
>>             --enable-extensions=cookie,xml-rpc,xmlextras,pref,\
>>-              transformiix,universalchardet,webservices,inspector,\
>>-              gnomevfs,negotiateauth \
>>+              transformiix,universalchardet,webservices,inspector \
>>             --enable-crypto \
>>             --enable-xft \
>>             --enable-xinerama \
>>@@ -123,7 +122,16 @@
>>     <para>You should add the <option>--with-system-jpeg</option> switch
>>     to the <command>configure</command> script if you have
>>     <application>libjpeg</application> installed.</para>
>>+    
>>+    <para>You should add <option>gnomevfs</option> to the list
>>+      in the <option>--enable-extensions</option> switch 
>>+      if you have <application>libgnome</application> installed.</para>
>> 
>>+   <para>You should add <option>negotiateauth</option> to the list
>>+      in the <option>--enable-extensions</option> switch 
>>+      if you have one of the <application>gssapi</application>
>>+      libraries installed.</para>
>>+        
> 
> 
> Actually, it would have been nice to simply leave the instructions
> as they were because these extensions are not built if the required
> packages don't exist. It is win-win keeping it like it was. Works
> correctly either way.
> 
> Making folks edit it, for really no reason, is just added work for
> the readers with no justification.
> 

My mileage varied from yours.  I don't have Heimeros and it refuses to
configure with the option set.  I decided to document it the way I did
for that reason.

Why don't we put --enable-extensions=all and have done with it?  (Like
Mozilla).

R.




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