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Old 12-22-2003, 11:49 AM   #1
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Mozilla 1.5 and Slackware 9.1

I am trying to compile mozilla 1.5 in slack 9.1, but I get the following error in compile (I have freetype2 installed already). Also, when I download the binary, Mozilla runs with no glitches but the font is smaller and blurry as opposed to mozilla firebird to where the font is crystal clear. Duing the compile i enabled xft but after recompiling for the third time I still get this eror. Any thoughts on this?

In file included from /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft/Xft.h:35,
from nsDeviceContextGTK.cpp:79:
/usr/X11R6/include/freetype2/freetype/freetype.h:20:2: #error "`ft2build.h' hasn 't been included yet!"
/usr/X11R6/include/freetype2/freetype/freetype.h:21:2: #error "Please always use macros to include FreeType header files."
/usr/X11R6/include/freetype2/freetype/freetype.h:22:2: #error "Example:"
/usr/X11R6/include/freetype2/freetype/freetype.h:23:2: #error " #include <ft2bu ild.h>"
/usr/X11R6/include/freetype2/freetype/freetype.h:24:2: #error " #include FT_FRE ETYPE_H"
nsDeviceContextGTK.cpp: In function `void
xlfd_from_pango_font_description(GtkWidget*, const PangoFontDescription*,
nsDeviceContextGTK.cpp:1096: warning: unused variable `char*tmp'
gmake[4]: *** [nsDeviceContextGTK.o] Error 1
gmake[4]: Leaving directory `/home/yeti/mozilla/gfx/src/gtk'
gmake[3]: *** [libs] Error 2
gmake[3]: Leaving directory `/home/yeti/mozilla/gfx/src'
gmake[2]: *** [libs] Error 2
gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/home/yeti/mozilla/gfx'
gmake[1]: *** [tier_9] Error 2
gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/home/yeti/mozilla'
make: *** [default] Error 2
Old 12-22-2003, 01:19 PM   #2
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I've found it much easier to download the latest tgz package from and do the following:

Move the tgz package to /var/log/packages

As root do this:

removepkg <old-mozilla-pkg>

installpkg <new-mozilla-pkg>

For some reason it wouldn't allow me to upgrade the package but rather remove and then install, which worked fine for me.
Old 12-22-2003, 02:46 PM   #3
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I use firebird instead of standard Mozilla


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