Subject: Re: Changing to NetBSD
To: None <>
From: Chavdar Ivanov <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/27/2007 22:26:02
On 27/10/2007, Klaus Heinz <> wrote:
> Martin Husemann wrote:
> > There are lots of patches in pkgsrc to fix most of the sparc64 issues.
> > The mozilla people unfortunately are pretty slow at integrating this
> > stuff (and reject some of our solutions but do not realy help with
> > better ones).
> This makes me wonder: Shouldn't those problems also happen with Firefox
> on Solaris/SPARC? At least
> does not show a lot of patches for the Blastwave version of Firefox.
> In fact they patch only and provide their own .mozconfig.
> If I understood correctly, Solaris will switch from Mozilla to Firefox as
> the web browser in their base system in the near future, so I would
> expect SUN to make sure Firefox to be sparc64 compatible.

Already done on SXDE 08/2007. The firefox binary is 32-bit only,
though - at least on amd64.

> ciao
>      Klaus

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