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Old 10-26-2006, 07:59 AM   #1
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compiling source code

i am trying to compile the latest version of mozilla on red hat 9 but when i use the configure command it comes up with this error

configure: error: --enable-application=APP is required

please help and remember i am new to this
Old 10-26-2006, 08:09 AM   #2
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Mozilla is a very special beast when it comes to compiling.

There are two things that I really think you need to do for this:

1. Read the installation and readme documentation. There is a lot there, but you are going to need it for Mozilla.
2. If you do a ./configure --help, you should get a bunch of information on what the different flags are. What it is looking for here is a --enable-application=<insert app here>, where the app is one of the different functions that Mozilla provides (browser, mail reader, etc. or a combination of any of them)


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