Firefox 2.0 with BLFS 6.2

Scott Czepiel sczepiel at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 00:43:04 PDT 2007


One problem fixed:  found xft.pc in /usr/X11R6/lib64/pkgconfig and needed to
add this to PKG_CONFIG_PATH.

Next problem:  multiple link errors in gtk2xtbin.o.  I wonder if this is an
x86_64 issue or it could relate to the --enable-canvas option.  Will try
more tomorrow.

czep

On 4/3/07, Scott Czepiel <sczepiel at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thank you for your suggestions.  I installed all the dependencies, but on
> make I have run into a problem:
>
> "Package xft not found in pkg-config search path."  It suggests adding the
> path to "xft.pc" to PKG_CONFIG_PATH, but I can't find xft.pc anywhere on
> my system, even though I assume it should be in /usr/lib/pkgconfig.  Did I
> miss a step in the configuration of X.org?
>
> On 4/2/07, anirudh vij <anirudhvij at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > hi,
> > i build firefox yesterday,and had to turn off --enable-canvas to build
> > without problems.
> > with the --enable-canvas option on i got some errors like x-headers not
> > found(even though i passed in the --with-x-includes and --with-x-lib).
> > and follow the blfs book so far as the .mozconfig file goes.I tried
> > setting up the options directly in .configure to my woe .
> > also remember to put in --with-qt-dir in .mozconfig(it'll work without
> > it but the menu bar due to the default GTK is'nt that good looking).
> > also build with system nss and nspr(binaries are smaller,and as the book
> > says  you need it for thunderbird anyway).uncomment the line in .mozconfig
> > of the book.
> > I had'nt built firefox-1.5,and my build went well after i did what i
> > said earlier.Hope it works for you too.
> >
> > On 4/3/07, Ken Moffat < ken at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 10:18:19PM +0200, Wilco Beekhuizen wrote:
> > > > You can pretty much follow the BLFS instructions.
> > > > You don't need the two patches, but you need the sed statement and
> > > > this extra sed:
> > > > sed -i "s at EXTRA_DSO_LDOPTS += \$(MOZ_GTK2_LIBS)@& -L/usr/X11R6/lib
> > > > -lXrender -lX11@" layout/build/Makefile.in
> > > >
> > > But who builds X in /usr/X11R6/lib these days?  Certainly, I use
> > > something similar to this (-L/usr/lib), but with X in /usr I'm not
> > > convinced if I really need it ;)
> > >
> > > ĸen
> > > --
> > > das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce
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