Summary: mozilla.dev.builds - November 4th to November 10th 2006

  • November 4th: Mojr wants to know if Firefox has a similar feature that the new IE 6 has built in.
  • This feature consists of creating buttons using a small program, that allows you to create shortcuts to a particular address. The button gets added to the toolbar, separate from the links.
  • November 8th: Roy received an error when he tried to reflow a branch build using VC 7.1 SP1.
  • On the same day he posted the answer to his posting that he found in last weeks posting. Click here to see the answer to the problem.
  • November 8th: Kirans is trying to build Mozilla with XULRunner option on a windows machine.
  • When he ran this "make -f client.mk build" command he receive an error saying "No such file or directory". He stated that he set is HOME variable to C:\mozilla, and is not sure what he is doing wrong.
  • November 9th: Jonathan Watt responded to his posting stating that he must have the wrong line endings in his mozconfig or some other script fill that he is probably using to run.
  • November 10th: Vin downloaded the latest Firefox 2 RC3 and tried to build it on FC3 with the following options:
./configure  --enable-application=browser --prefix=$PREFIX
  • Then he tried running "make" and received the following error:
/usr/bin/ld: TestTArray.o(.text+0x2237): unresolvable relocation
against symbol `nsTArray_base::sEmptyHdr'
/usr/bin/ld: final link failed: Nonrepresentable section on output
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
gmake[3]: *** [TestTArray] Error 1
gmake[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/mozilla2/src/mozilla/xpcom/tests'
gmake[2]: *** [libs] Error 2
gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/mozilla2/src/mozilla/xpcom'
gmake[1]: *** [tier_2] Error 2
gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/mozilla2/src/mozilla'
make: *** [default] Error 2 
  • He is not sure what is wrong with his build, and is asking for help on how to resolve the build error.


  • There are no announcements this week.


  • There were no meetings this week.

Summarized By: Vanessa Miranda & Mohammad Tirtashi

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