[OpenIndiana-discuss] Has anyone successfully built a new firefox on OI?

Apostolos Syropoulos asyropoulos at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 3 19:52:01 UTC 2015

> Build tools
> Compiler    Version    Compiler flags
> /opt/solarisstudio12.3.rsync/bin/cc    Sun C 5.12 SunOS_i386 Patch 148918-07
> 2013/08/22    -I/usr/X11/include -D__FUNC__=__func__ -xlibmieee -xstrconst
> -xbuiltin=%all -D__FUNCTION__=__func__ -mt
> /opt/solarisstudio12.3.rsync/bin/CC    Sun C++ 5.12 SunOS_i386 Patch
> 148509-13 2013/08/22    -xlibmil -xlibmopt -lCrun -lCstd
> -features=tmplrefstatic,no%except -D_XOPEN_SOURCE=500 -D__EXTENSIONS__
> -template=no%extdef -xlibmieee -xbuiltin=%all
> -features=tmplife,tmplrefstatic,extensions,no%except -norunpath
> -D__FUNCTION__=__func__ -template=no%extdef -D_XOPEN_SOURCE=500
> -D__EXTENSIONS__ -xannotate=no -mt -DNDEBUG -DTRIMMED -xO4

I am compiling using gcc 4.8.2 (maybe I will upgrade later on). Some may say
that SunStudio is good compiler. I think it is better to stick to the compiler
most people use. After all, I cannot be sure the compiler will be freely available
tommorow. On the other hand, GCC will be free for ever!


Apostolos Syropoulos
Xanthi, Greece

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