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

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Fri Feb 24 06:49:46 PST 2006


Richard A Downing wrote:
> BLFS Trac wrote:
> 
>>#1813: Librsvg build broken if using nss/nspr
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>> 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.

Hmm.  If using firefox, it would appear that librsvg should have the
switch --disable-mozilla-plugin passed.  If one is using Mozilla, it
would appear that the bug is valid.  I don't know yet about seamonkey.
I'll update the ticket.

Richard, the last two sentences were not necessary.

  -- Bruce



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