Subject: firefox-gtk2 nightly builds for NetBSD/i386 2.0
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: grant beattie <grant@NetBSD.org>
Date: 05/23/2004 11:37:28
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I've started building and uploading Firefox GTK2 nightlies built on
NetBSD/i386 2.0_BETA, the first one being from last night.
in the build chroot, I'm using pkgsrc from 20040425 (just before the
freetype2 update to 2.1.8), so these builds are against freetype2-2.1.5
and gtk2+-2.4.0nb1, but they also run fine on -current with
freetype2-2.1.8 and gtk2+-2.4.1 from the latest pkgsrc.
I have applied just one patch to the official Firefox CVS source from
pkgsrc/www/firefox/patches/patch-br to avoid multiple concurrent DNS
lookups because getaddrinfo() is not thread-safe. this should hopefully
eliminate the problem of hanging in recvfrom() (sometimes often,
anyway, I've updated www/firefox-gtk2-bin-nightly to include the NetBSD
2.0 builds, and the only runtime dependency should be gtk2+>=2.4. I'd
appreciate any feedback about these builds.
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