Subject: Re: www/firefox - SSL is broken on Solaris
To: Jake Kupersmith <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/25/2006 00:42:31
On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 11:20:43 -0500
"Jake Kupersmith" <> wrote:

> segv,
> I'm having the same problem right now.. I have also confirmed
> ${LOCALBASE}/lib/firefox/regchrome does not exist.
> Have you found a fix to this problem or are you still using the
> official binary package?

I'm using a binary package I downloaded from website. I have not
found a way to solve the above mentioned problem. I though it was caused by
some of the patches present in www/firefox/patches, so I rebuilt firefox
without any of the patches applied, still SSL did not work :-( I sent an email
to firefox mailing list, hoping someone would recognise the problem, but got no
replies. I'm still not sure why or how SSL is broken.

> Did you run into the following bug during the build,
> ..  and if so what
> was your work around?
> This was mine,

Yeah I've had this. Did you search netbsd GNATS database? I submitted a PR a
long time ago describing a fix to this and other problems with Firefox, but the
PR is still open!! There doesn't seem to be much interest in it :-/ Here is a