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

Xavier zaz.colmant at free.fr
Tue Oct 23 14:38:51 UTC 2018


On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 03:30:10PM +0200, Fredrik wrote:
> On 2018-10-23 14:09, Xavier wrote:
> > 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... ;)
> > 
> 
> Don't wait - lots of unknown security fixes :-)
> 
> I think I've forgotten to introduce cbindgen - a new dep for 63.0. I had
> it on my build system when testing the beta and thus missed it when i
> did the final test-build.
> 
> I'll push both a firefox-bin and cbindgen port in a few hours to opt.
> 
> /Fredrik
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OK, I'll download the cbindgen port and I'll try to rebuild firefox.
Later I'll remove it to test the firefox-bin port.

Thanks,

Xavier



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