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Re: Mozilla/Netscape on MIPS

To: Garrick Evans <sginux@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Mozilla/Netscape on MIPS
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2001 20:21:37 +0100
Cc: Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Organization: MIPS Technologies
References: <3C0CDB7B.C13AE2B3@mips.com> <20011204161157.A9410@galadriel.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <3C10A5CB.FB92B3A@mips.com> <3C10C526.56F65E57@mips.com> <00a301c18073$5d29a810$6401a8c0@autodesk.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
No it's not a debug/test version, that would chew even more memory, but you
should be able to build a less "hungry" version yourself.
Just grip the sources and disable whatever you don't need.

/Carsten

Garrick Evans wrote:

> this is a debug/test debug no? i mean it chews up RAM... got a thinner
> version?
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carsten Langgaard" <carstenl@mips.com>
> To: "Guido Guenther" <agx@sigxcpu.org>; <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
> Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 5:33 AM
> Subject: Re: Mozilla/Netscape on MIPS
>
> > 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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