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Re: Mozilla/Netscape on MIPS

To: "Carsten Langgaard" <carstenl@mips.com>
Subject: Re: Mozilla/Netscape on MIPS
From: "Garrick Evans" <sginux@yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2001 13:40:42 -0800
Cc: <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
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really? while the browser display works, there are only 2 menus "Debug" and
"QA" and no text anywhere and none of the buttons work - in addition to
consuming about 100+ mb of RAM

anyway, i've been trying to build moz for a while now and it always crashes
out when it hits the content/build dir

thoughts?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Carsten Langgaard" <carstenl@mips.com>
To: "Garrick Evans" <sginux@yahoo.com>
Cc: "Guido Guenther" <agx@sigxcpu.org>; <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 09, 2001 11:21 AM
Subject: Re: Mozilla/Netscape on MIPS


> 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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