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Re: Mozilla/Netscape on MIPS

To: Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Mozilla/Netscape on MIPS
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2001 14:33:26 +0100
Organization: MIPS Technologies
References: <3C0CDB7B.C13AE2B3@mips.com> <20011204161157.A9410@galadriel.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <3C10A5CB.FB92B3A@mips.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Carsten Langgaard wrote:

> Guido Guenther wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 03:19:39PM +0100, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
> > > There has previous been some request about running Mozilla on a MIPS
> > > system.
> > > We have put a bigendian and a littleendian image on our FTP site.
> > >
> > > It runs on the current RedHat7.1 distribution with some minor updates.
> > > The needed RPMs is also available on our FTP site:
> > >     ftp://ftp.mips.com/pub/linux/mips/installation/apps/mozilla/
> > Were any special patches needed? Could you please also put the source
> > rpms there?
>
> Ok, I will put the sources on our FTP.
> Inorder to build the sources you also need to install some extra RPMs and
> rebuild crtbeginS.o, crti.o and libc_nonshared.a with the -Wa,-xgot option.

It now on FTP, you will also find precompiled version of crtbeginS.o, crti.o
and libc_nonshared.a (compiled with -Wa,-xgot).
Please read the README.build file for howto build the sources.

The link are:
ftp://ftp.mips.com/pub/linux/mips/installation/apps/mozilla/src/

>
> >
> > Regards,
> >  -- Guido


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