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Re: firefox fails to build on netbsd-8 amd64

Chavdar Ivanov <> writes:

> On Sun, 29 Mar 2020 at 17:28, Greg Troxel <> wrote:
>> Chavdar Ivanov <> writes:
>> > On Sat, 28 Mar 2020 at 05:29, Greg Troxel <> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I have an almost-up-to-date netbsd-8 amd64 system, and pkgsrc current.
>> >> I have rebuilt all mismatched/unsafe packages.  Even rust built ok.
>> >>
>> >> My system has 24G of RAM and a 14G /tmp, and /tmp has 8.8G free.  So
>> >> that shouldn't be it.
>> >>
>> >> www/firefox fails to build.  Restarting the build results in the same
>> >> error.  Does this build for other people?
>> > Try to force rebuild devel/cbindgen.
>> I did a make replace of that.  It didn't chagne the behavior, which
>> didn't surprise me as cbindgen was rebuilt after rust, relatively
>> recently.
> I mentioned it as I had a problem in February to build firefox doing
> pkg_rolling-replace; it didn't pick cbindgen as a package to update,
> even if rust was updated; later it worked. It was just a shot in the
> dark.

Interesting, because cbindgen records a dependency on rust, and thus it
should get marked unsafe_depends.

Thanks for the details on your build on -current.
> In my /etc/mk.conf relevant bits (as far as I can see) are only
> PKG_OPTIONS.llvm += -llvm-target-aarch64 -llvm-target-arm
> -llvm-target-bpf -llvm-target-hexagon -llvm-target-lanai
> -llvm-target-mips -llvm-target-msp430 -llvm-target-nvptx
> -llvm-target-powerpc -llvm-target-sparc -llvm-target-systemz
> PKG_OPTIONS.rust+= rust-llvm

I wonder if this one matters.

> PKG_OPTIONS.firefox+= official-mozilla-branding

> On a side note, firefox-74.0 dumps core for me if I use any OpenGL
> stuff (under VirtualBox at least); firefox 73.0.1 works just fine (but
> this of course is hardly relevant to your problem).

It would be great if I got that far.

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