building Mozilla and Firefox

Discussion in 'Web Design & Coding' started by Complete, Aug 25, 2005.

  1. Complete

    Complete OSNN Addict

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    Has anyone tried building Mozilla or Firefox from their open source?
     
  2. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    yep

    cd /usr/ports/www/firefox
    make install clean

    done :D
     
  3. X-Istence

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    That'd be on FreeBSD using the ports tree. Did it here as well, many times.
     
  4. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    yep same as above and emerge mozilla-firefox
     
  5. NetRyder

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    Ditto ^^
     
  6. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Anyone done it on Windows? Just out of interest
     
  7. Geffy

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    hrmm build from source or 4.5mb binary download.... which to choose :p
     
  8. Xie

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    I attempted to once .. I can't remember now but I think I did finally get it. :p I've also done it on OS X. :) Oh and Mozilla not Firefox if that matters.