[blfs-dev] #5155: xulrunner/firefox-30.0

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Fri Jun 13 18:18:16 PDT 2014

Em 12-06-2014 20:00, Fernando de Oliveira escreveu:
> Em 12-06-2014 16:38, Christopher Gregory escreveu:
>> On Fri, June 13, 2014 5:22 am, Armin K. wrote:
>>> On 06/12/2014 01:20 PM, BLFS Trac wrote:

>>> I just built Firefox-30.0 standalone and tabs are restored properly at
>>> startup. I even enabled system-cairo and it seems that all problems that I
>>> previously had with it are gone (mostly with flash player). However, I did
>>> notice that flash player will crash when gstreamer-vaapi is installed. I
>>> have no clue why would flash player try to use gstreamer but removing that
>>> package stopped flash player from crashing. Video isn't hardware
>>> accelerated but at least my laptop's temperature doesn't increase for
>>> 20°C when I play html5 video anymore.
>>> Also, instead of generating the installer and doing extract, there has
>>> been a change in build system that allows you do accomplish the same result
>>> with make install.
>>> Simply run "make -f client.mk install INSTALL_SDK=" (INSTALL_SDK=
>>> without any parameters, not a typo).
> OK. Tested with FF (it honours DESTDIR) and TB (writing this mail with
> it). Form me, facilitates a lot the instructions. Will do the
> modification. Hope it works for SM, too, the new release should be in a
> couple of days. Thanks.
>>> I'd suggest enabling system-cairo for both thunderbird and firefox again
>>> since some people already said there should be no problems. Note that cairo
>>> needs --enable-tee switch by default and might need a patch pointed by a
>>> guy on one of lfs mailing lists.
> This's funny. I have been using system cairo for a long time. That is
> why I could not understand that discussion. This time, due to the
> discussion, I decided to disable it. But it is better to enable it, I
> agree. Will do the change (but will not reinstall the packages for the
> dev machine, just use your suggestion). Thanks.
> But wil do it tomorrow. Today I watched the first match of FIFA World
> Cup, with my country playing :-) and I used the time to update thoses
> packages in my host, with the new instructions..
>> Hello,
>> The patch IS needed for cairo if you use the --enable-xlib-xcb when
>> compiling system cairo.
>> The two of us that had that switch enabled resolved the frequent firefox
>> crashes by applying that patch.
> Thanks, Christopher.
> It is remarked in the book that it enables "experimental Xlib/XCB
> functions". Therefore, I think that the discussion we had is enough, so
> that in the rare cases it will be necessary, you (or Armin or me, if we
> remember) will help in support.

Fixed at revision 13230.


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