[OpenIndiana-discuss] Why I will never try to build Firefox from source code

Dmitry Kozhinov dima at desktopfay.com
Fri Mar 27 11:50:26 UTC 2015

Hi all,

The discussion here is lately focused on "how do I build package A" and 
"how do I build package B". Firefox is a good example. I will say 
"Firefox" in this message, but this may be applied to other packages as 

Isn't it supposed that Firefox should be built by Firefox *developers*, 
not *users* (note that we are on oi-discuss list, not oi-dev)? And there 
are ready-to-use binaries, why not use them? Building such things by 
users is a duplicate and a waste of effort. Why not spend your precious 
time to do something productive, something new (be that related to OI or 

All the best,

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