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Re: Netscape on linux-mipsel ??

To: Wayne Gowcher <wgowcher@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Netscape on linux-mipsel ??
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 00:50:18 -0300
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010518202342.25982.qmail@web11908.mail.yahoo.com>; from wgowcher@yahoo.com on Fri, May 18, 2001 at 01:23:42PM -0700
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On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 01:23:42PM -0700, Wayne Gowcher wrote:

> Does anyone know if Netscape or any other browser has
> been compiled to run on linux mipsel ? All I can find
> so far are "x86" source for netscape.
> 
> If it has, care to tell me the links where I may get
> it ?
> 
> Alternatively, if no one knows of anyone having a
> working linux mipsel Netscape binary / rpm. Anyone
> care to guess the scope of attempting to modify the
> x86 or mips-sgi-irix sources to run on mips ?

If you check more exactly you'll find that all the sources are actually
binaries ...

I had Mozilla running on Linux/MIPS three years ago but didn't continue
to debug it.  Getting it to work shouldn't be rocket science.  The text
mode browsers lynx, w3m or link just work.

  Ralf

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