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

Alexander Pyhalov alp at rsu.ru
Thu Mar 12 16:05:19 UTC 2015

On 03/07/2015 19:33, Apostolos Syropoulos via openindiana-discuss wrote:
>>> Hi Richard and Apostolos,
>> maybe we can add a wiki page and open a task on the openindiana tracker to
>> follow the progress and dependencies.
>> I see that for the latest esr31, sqlite3 needs an upgrade as we have 3.7.17
>> in hipster and the requirement is (sqlite3 >=
> Hello,
> When I configured firefox the system did not complain about sqlite3 (I try to compile
> Firefox 36) but it did complain about Python. It requires Python 2.7.X (I am using 2.7.8).
> Also, it seems one needs pulse-audio and the latest (?) libjson-c. Since I do not have
> the latest bits, thus I don't know if its there, but firefox requires a very recent autoconf.
> And I can provide the patches I have created so far.


sqlite3 was updated recently to

json-c can be easily updated. It's only consumer is 
pkg:/system/rsyslog at 7.4.4-2014.1.3.0  .

As for pulseaudio, we can test pulseaudio from solaris-desktop~spec-files.

As for autoconf, we have autoconf 2.69.

Best regards,
Alexander Pyhalov,
system administrator of Southern Federal University IT department

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