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Re: Using latest trunk/icecat/browser/installer/packages-static with Ice

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: Using latest trunk/icecat/browser/installer/packages-static with IceCat 3.6.13 breaks the install
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 11:08:04 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Hi Christophe,

bin/extensions/* shouldn't be empty.  Can you please repeat the whole
process (fetch sources from svn, copy them over firefox, execute
make.icecat, configure, make) from scratch?


Christophe Jarry <address@hidden> writes:

> Dear developers,
> Yesterday, I tried to merge the code of IceCat 3.6.13 with the latest
> improvements from the SVN repository. All went fine until I did a `make
> install`, which gave me the following error message:
>     /usr/bin/perl ../../xpinstall/packager/xptlink.pl -s ../../dist
> -d ../../dist/xpt -f ../../dist/icecat//components -v -x
> " /usr/src/icecat/icecat-3.6.13/dist/bin/xpt_link"
>     Error: destination directory "../../dist/xpt" is not a directory or is not
> writeable. See '../../xpinstall/packager/xptlink.pl --help' for more
> information.
>     Exiting...
>     make[1]: *** [stage-package] Error 2
>     make[1]: leaving directory
> "/usr/src/icecat/icecat-3.6.13/browser/installer"
>     make: *** [install] Error 2
> Actually icecat-3.6.13/dist/xpt did not even exist!
> I found the origin of this problem: it comes from the following line in
> SVN's trunk/icecat/browser/installer/packages-static (or
> browser/installer/packages-static once merged):
>     bin/extensions/*
> After I commented this line by appending a "#" at its beginning, I did:
>     make
>     make install
> And this time all went fine and the browser could be launched with `icecat`.
> Please fix this problem that comes from revision 132 of
> http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/trunk/icecat/browser/installer/packages-static?root=gnuzilla&view=log.
> Christophe
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> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

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