[CentOS] Compiling thunderbird

Thu Jan 6 17:19:14 UTC 2011
lhecking at users.sourceforge.net <lhecking at users.sourceforge.net>

lhecking at users.sourceforge.net writes:
> Rob Kampen writes:
> > lhecking at users.sourceforge.net wrote:
> > >> As far as I can tell, all objects are being compiled with -fPIC. And -m64.
> > >> Including gfxUserFontSet.cpp.
> > > It's a bug, and I was able to compile it by applying the fix from here:
> > >
> > >  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=615196
> > >
> > >
> > So are you going to offer the rpm to the testing repo? ;-)
>  I'm not sure I'll use this rpm myself because it doesn't work with Lightning
>  ("lightning" could not be installed because it is not compatible with your
>   Thunderbird build type (Linux_x86_64-gcc3). Please contact the author of
>   this item about the problem).
 There is a contributed build of Lightning for x86_64 here


 but, frankly, this is useless in an environment where users may work on i386
 machines today and x86_64 tomorrow. The 64-bit add-on will of course not work
 on 32-bit, and vice versa. The best solution here is to use the 32-bit version
 of tb everywhere.

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