Building Firefox in two stages

Danny Rawlins monster.romster at
Sat Jan 25 00:52:46 UTC 2014

On 23/01/14 20:47, Peter A. Shevtsov wrote:
> On 23/01/14 at 07:42pm, Danny Rawlins wrote:
>> On 21/01/14 04:37, Googlemail wrote:
>>> I have 2 GB of core and 4 GB of swap, but I still run out of memory during the standard Crux build of Firefox. I can however build it in two stages (xulrunner first and then the browser), as described in Beyond Linux From Scratch.
>>> I have now created two Pkgbuild files that allow the job to be carried out automatically, and have verified that they work for both installing and upgrading. I'd be happy to pass them on to anyone who has similar problems.
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>> Hi,
>> I am not sure how useful that is. We sued to build xulrunner on it's
>> own. But since only firefox is using it we see it's rather pointless.
>> I offer compiled firefox for this reason:
>> Regards,
>> Danny Rawlins
>> Romster @ freenode
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> Hello!
> Thanks for the link.
> Firefox packages are a bit outdated on the URL you mentioned, btw.
> I'd like to know how much RAM it is needed to build Firefox?
> Thanks
Uploading firefox#26.0-1.pkg.tar.gz and i'll have chromium uploaded
tomorrow as i'll be afk.

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