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

Oscar del Rio delrio at mie.utoronto.ca
Tue Mar 3 19:59:23 UTC 2015

On 03/ 3/15 02:52 PM, Apostolos Syropoulos via openindiana-discuss wrote:
>> 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!

Maybe first try to reproduce what the Sun/Oracle team does to build every 
release, using Sun CC, then try to port to GCC?

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