ports/opt (3.4): [notify] firefox: updated to 63.0

Xavier zaz.colmant at free.fr
Tue Oct 23 12:09:07 UTC 2018


On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 08:25:37PM +0000, crux at crux.nu wrote:
> commit c86b7111d917bf625c05378a681d0457ed83f997
> Author: Fredrik Rinnestam <fredrik at crux.nu>
> Date:   Mon Oct 22 22:24:44 2018 +0200
> 
>     [notify] firefox: updated to 63.0
>     
>     firefox 63 will be the last firefox version released by me.
>     Starting from firefox 64 I will replace firefox with the official binary build.
>     
>     This will have multiple advantages:
>     We will avoid the endless buildtime horrorshow that has forced us to depend
>     on stuff like rust, clang and starting with firefox 64: nodejs, which was my
>     personal breaking point.
>     
>     List of notable obsolete dependencies include rust, clang and autoconf-2.13.
> 
Ahem! Building firefox 63 fails on my side. The build stops early during
dependencies checking:

    checking for cbindgen... not found
    [followed by messages of attempts at recovery]

I'll wait for firefox 64... ;)



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