Firefox and Thunderbird duplicated files
andy at benton987.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Oct 16 11:38:54 PDT 2004
Jonathan Lee wrote:
> just wondering if anybody knows if Firefox and Thunderbird can be
> a) Built together (they unpack to the same mozilla tree), or
> b) Installed so that the libraries are not duplicated?
> I installed both according to the BLFS devel book. Previously, I had
> just used the prepackaged binaries. There seems to be a lot of
> duplication between the trees, so I thought there might be a way to
> merge the trees cleanly.
> In particular, the two directories that seem to have the most overlap are:
> I'd rather have something like
> and get both to look there for their libs. A simple move doesn't seem to
> accomplish this... and before I go mess up anything I'm wondering if
> somebody has any ideas.
Have you thought of building Mozilla?
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