[rescue] Re: Anyone running Netscape 7 browser on their SPARCs?

Kevin Loch kloch at gurunet.net
Tue Jul 15 13:35:43 CDT 2003

Rip Loomis wrote:
>>> i'd like to find this out firsthand, but the 1.4 i downloaded from
>>> mozilla.org was compiled for 2.6 but also for sparcv8 - and my old sparc
>>> is only v7...
>> It's open source.  Compile it yourself.
> Ouch.  Is there *anyone* on this list who's actually waded through
> the list of dependencies and $crap needed to compile mozilla on
> something like Solaris/IRIX/etc.?  I gave up each of the three times
> I tried and fell back to "something that someone else compiled",
> which I'm not happy about.

I tried it on my U10 which was already running Mozilla, and all
the dependent libraries were present.  The problem I had was
finding enough disk space for the compile.  I gave up after
about 3GB.


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