[OpenIndiana-discuss] [oi-dev] ANNOUNCE: gcc ported Firefox 37.0b3 now backported to snv_130 x86/x64, Should work on OI/Hipster/S11.[0-3]/S12 etc.

Aurélien Larcher aurelien.larcher at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 15:23:30 UTC 2015

Hi Martin,
very glad to hear from you !
Thanks for your updates, I will be happy to support you again with a modest
Do you see any information that we could put on this page to track patches
and build notes ?
Best regards,


On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 8:05 AM, Martin Bochnig <mb1x at gmx.com> wrote:

> Hi.
> Thanks, the package mostly works. One issue I found is that it can't
> load existing flash plugin:
> ###!!! [Parent][MessageChannel::Call] Error: Channel error: cannot
> send/recv
> thanks for testing.
> Oh, I didn't install flash yet.
> But that's another story (in earlier FF browsers I got the final flash
> plugin working by undoing an Illumos addition to the kernel that came in
> 2012, yes, but on the other hand falsh itself would often lock the entire
> host).
> pkgsrc: Not sure if that's the tree from NetBSD, that joyent
> (Sonnenschein) posted 100% unchanged (not even a single char is different)
> on github.
> However - to give you first hints what I did: I merged a mixture of some
> NetBSD diffs (their diff is 10k lines short) with some interesting pieces
> from the FF24 Oracle spec files (total lengt of their diffs is 40k lines)
> plus some parts that I changed or craeted myself, depending on the needs,
> and depending on if I change includes to also look in -I/usr/include/ast or
> not.
> The biggest secret is how to get around the nasty symbol visibility errors.
> During ggogling I found your posts from last year, when you were
> confronted with similar problems. To get around them is the most confusing
> job ...
> The rest is neglectable.
> Maybe we all will laugh about that one day  :)
> rgds.
> %m
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