[CentOS] firefox 18

Fri Jan 25 19:58:45 UTC 2013
fred smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 05:45:45PM +0000, James Pearson wrote:
> fred smith wrote:
> >>
> >>Are you sure that is used?
> > 
> > It is if you follow Mozilla's build instructions, which are to build with 
> > "mach". I think that doing what you did will bypass mach. I tried it and
> > got an error further into the build regarding some missing python stuff
> > (but I haven't installed a newer python yet, so that's not unexpected.)
> > 
> > Is it also necessary to install the newer GCC that you used? I haven't yet
> > noticed that listed in the build requirements...
> I initially tried it with the stock CentOS 5 gcc (v4.1.2 based) - but it 
> failed - however, I noticed from about:buildconfig from a mozilla.org 
> v18 install that they used a v4.5 based gcc, so I tried the nearest 
> version available on CentOS 5 - which is from the gcc44 RPM - and that 
> worked

ah. thanks for the tip.

Is it safe to assume that GCC44 installs and can be used separately from
the one that comes with the system?

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