mozilla compiled but doesn't run?

Tushar Teredesai tushar at
Wed Mar 12 11:57:19 PST 2003

Gregory Davis wrote:

>Hi, I just compiled mozilla 1.2.1 as per BLFS all the way down to the
>prefix.  It compiled and installed no problems, but when I type "mozilla"
>in an xterm, nothing happens.  Well, actually a ~/.mozilla directory is
>created and a small pause occurs for a second or so, but then I get the
>commandline back w/o an error message.  Does anyone know what is going on? 
>Is there anyway I can get verbose output from mozilla as far as what its
>doing and if it is hitting an error?  There doesn't seem to be a verbose
>switch as seen in the mozilla man page that was installed.
Disable Xft support or upgrade to X-4.3.0. I never got a stable build 
using X-4.2.x + fontconfig.

Tushar Teredesai

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