[blfs-support] LFS and BLFS Version 7.6 is released

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Fri Sep 26 05:34:01 PDT 2014

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 08:01:15AM -0400, Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
> On 9/25/2014 11:53 AM, Ken Moffat wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 12:33:04AM -0400, Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
> >>
> >>I've installed a pile of programs and am now to the point of installing
> >>Firefox-32.0.1. I'm getting a compile error that ends with this:
> >>...
> >
> >  To me, that looks like a parallel make [ which, on firefox, is the
> >default for a multiprocessor system - we editors have to edit the
> >mozconfig to do a -j1 build for timing ].  The error was before
> >that. Possibly a long way before that, in a completely different
> >part of the code.
> >
> >  If you have the log, you are in for some tedious searching - mozilla
> >code is full of filenames or function names which contain Error.
> >
> >  Or, you could do a single-threaded build (again, log it) by
> >uncommenting the line
> >#mk_add_options MOZ_MAKE_FLAGS="-j1"
> That worked -- thank you very much!
> If this problem occurs with all builds of Firefox, it would be good for the
> BLFS book to include a note to uncomment the offending line.
 I think Armin said it happens in 32.0.3 - I have not attempted to
install that version.
> I ended up installing Firefox version 32.0.3 (after having installed 32.0.1)
> successfully. This was because Firefox running on my Windows 7 computer did
> an automatic update to the newer version, mentioning a security fix.
> I also installed the full development environment. What do you get when you
> install that? Where can I learn more about this?
 No idea. It does not ring any bells for me.
> Alan
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