[blfs-support] Firefox issues

Alan Feuerbacher alanf00 at comcast.net
Sat Sep 27 12:10:52 PDT 2014


On 9/27/2014 10:47 AM, David Brodie wrote:
> On 27/09/14 14:21, Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
>> I disagree. The most that can be said is that I simply don't know.
>
> In the spirit of LFS, why don't you try it, and tell us what it does. ;)

Well I did! It did nothing except compile. :)

Now what do I do with it beyond normal Firefox stuff?

> Incidentally, looking at the link Christopher provided, Mozilla appear
> to have deprecated GNU make in favour of a Python-based tool called
> 'mach', which comes with its own help facility detailing available
> options (it may still call 'make' internally, of course), so unless I'm
> being totally obtuse (which is perfectly possible), the answer to your
> question doesn't appear to be readily available.

I noticed that too, and figured that the LFS guys must have noticed it 
too, and had good reasons for compiling in their usual manner.

Alan



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