[BLFS Trac] #1813: Librsvg build broken if using nss/nspr

Richard A Downing richard at langside.org.uk
Thu Feb 23 23:27:54 PST 2006

BLFS Trac wrote:
> #1813: Librsvg build broken if using nss/nspr
> -------------------------------------+--------------------------------------
>  Reporter:  richard at langside.org.uk  |        Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
>      Type:  defect                   |       Status:  new                           
>  Priority:  low                      |    Milestone:                                
> Component:  BOOK                     |      Version:                                
>  Severity:  minor                    |   Resolution:                                
>  Keywords:                           |  
> -------------------------------------+--------------------------------------
> Changes (by randy at linuxfromscratch.org):
>   * priority:  normal => low
>   * severity:  major => minor
> Comment:
>  Downgrading this bug as the librsvg plugin for Firefox isn't even
>  used by Firefox any more. Firefox renders SVG on its own without
>  plugin help. Additionally, the SVG plugin built by librsvg is
>  optional, only available if Firefox is installed. This BTW is a
>  circular dependency, as well. This bug certainly can't be classified
>  as a "major defect".

The fact is that the build as documented - doesn't. This is not because
Firefox doesn't use it, but because the librsvg package build is now
broken in the BLFS book.  The editors should know, and it should be
recorded.  Fixing it is up to you.


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