Moziila, Firefox etc

David Jensen djensen at
Mon Dec 13 08:48:51 PST 2004

Randy McMurchy wrote:
> David Jensen wrote:
>> Firefox is now installed in /usr.  Is the warning still valid?  I have 
>> built Mozilla and now want to build Firefox.  This needs BZ'd but I'm 
>> not sure what is correct.
> There's a couple of things here to look for.
> One, Firefox uses ~/.mozilla for preference files. So does Mozilla.
> Even though Firefox uses a firefox subdir of .mozilla, there's still
> a conflict with the appreg file. I'll be changing the instructions
> for Firefox to use a switch --with-user-appdir=.firefox to avoid any
> conflict.
Seems ok this way with both Mozilla and Firefox in /usr, Thanks.
And good work on gnome-2.8.1 too.  I don't use it as my window-manager but the 
apps I use work without warnings. :)

David Jensen

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