thunderbird-0.8 error overlays.rdf not present

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 19 12:11:34 PDT 2004


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Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Rob van Dam wrote:
> 
>> hello,
>>
>> I build thunderbird-0.8  as in the book. Sed gave me this error:
>>
>> sed: can't read 
>> /opt/thunderbird-0.8/lib/thunderbird-0.8/chrome/overlayinfo/messenger/content/overlays.rdf: 
>> No such file or directory
>>
>> This file is not present in /opt/thunderbird-0.8 and neither in the 
>> build dir.
> 
> 
> Well, this is good to know. Thanks for the report, Rob.
> 
> I had all kinds of problems with Thunderbird. On my system:
> 
> randy at rmlinux: ~ > ls -l 
> /opt/thunderbird-0.8/lib/thunderbird-0.8/chrome/overlayinfo/messenger/content/overlays.rdf 
> 
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 2606 Sep 20 01:35 
> /opt/thunderbird-0.8/lib/thunderbird-0.8/chrome/overlayinfo/messenger/content/overlays.rdf 
> 
> 
> Now I have to figure out what I did that caused this file to be
> built. Of course, simply disregard the problem with that sed
> command.

The overlays files do not exist until the instructions to enable
the multi-user operation have been accomplished. The build order
in the book needs to be changed.

-- 
Randy



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