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Re: www/opera on FreeBSD

Le 27/04/2020 à 16:52, a écrit :
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 04:11:01PM +0200, Frédéric Fauberteau wrote:
>> Le 27/04/2020 à 15:11, Nikita Gillmann a écrit :
>>> Frédéric Fauberteau transcribed 3.1K bytes:
>>>> I tried to run www/opera on FreeBSD.
>>> Isn't www/opera extremely dusty? I started working
>>> on an update in wip/opera* but without much interest in Opera myself.
>> Yes sure. When I blew on the dust, I had my eyes full.
>> But it is for a 15 year old machine with an old AMD Turion processor. It take hours (many hours) to build lang/rust + www/firefox. Unfortunately, one of both is often broken when I try to do (e.g.
>>> Or was www/opera generally functional on some Operating Systems recently
>> When I look at the repositories, it seems like recent releases of Opera are only available for linux, mac and win. I think you could remove the conditional part of the Makefile depending on ${EMUL_OPSYS} == "freebsd". Now, I will have to test the linux binary compatibility on FreeBSD :)
>> Thanks for your contrib!
> You might want to try www/netsurf as one of the lightest options.
> If you're willing to sit through a build of webkit, www/vimb and
> www/otter-browser are other options.

Thank you very much for your advices. I'm going to take a look at these in next days.

But I will keep www/opera in the back of my mind because it stirred my curiosity about how the emulation framework of pkgsrc works.

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