r5587 - trunk/BOOK/xsoft/graphweb

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jan 23 15:29:06 PST 2006

Author: randy
Date: 2006-01-23 16:29:05 -0700 (Mon, 23 Jan 2006)
New Revision: 5587

Added some additional corrections to the Firefox instructions

Modified: trunk/BOOK/xsoft/graphweb/firefox.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/xsoft/graphweb/firefox.xml	2006-01-23 16:45:00 UTC (rev 5586)
+++ trunk/BOOK/xsoft/graphweb/firefox.xml	2006-01-23 23:29:05 UTC (rev 5587)
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
     <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
-        <para>Required patch (if using the system-installed versions of
+        <para>Required patch (if using system-installed versions of
         <application>NSS</application> and <application>NSPR</application>):
@@ -114,10 +114,10 @@
     the desired configuration options. A default <filename>.mozconfig</filename>
     is created below. To see the entire list of available configuration options
     (and an abbreviated description of each one), issue
-    <command>./configure --help</command>.  If you are going to use the
-    system-installed versions of <application>NSS</application> and
-    <application>NSPR</application>, ensure you uncomment the two lines near
-    the bottom of the file. If you are going to build the
+    <command>./configure --help</command>.  If you are going to use
+    system-installed versions of the <application>NSS</application> and
+    <application>NSPR</application> libraries, ensure you uncomment the two
+    lines near the bottom of the file. If you are going to build the
     <application>OpenOffice</application> package and you want to use this
     <application>Firefox</application> installation as the default
     <application>Mozilla</application> source, ensure you uncomment the
@@ -312,6 +312,16 @@
     This command is used to fix an anonymous enum in an external/public
     interface header file.</para>
+    <para><command>make -f client.mk ...</command>: Mozilla products are
+    packaged to allow the use of a configuration file which can be used to
+    pass the configuration settings to the <command>configure</command>
+    command. <command>make</command> uses the <filename>client.mk</filename>
+    file to get initial configuration and setup parameters, then depending on
+    the target parameter (<parameter>build</parameter> or
+    <parameter>install</parameter>), either runs the
+    <command>configure</command> script and compiles the package or installs
+    the package.</para>
     <para><command>install -v -m755 -d .../chrome/icons/default</command> and
     <command>ln -v -s ../../../icons/default.xpm ...</command>: These two
     commands are used to create a symlink in the required directory so that

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