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Old 08-17-2005, 01:55 AM   #16
kaon
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After copying the plugins to the components and plugins directory of Firefox and restart, it seems that it has no effect at all. Do I need to configure something before use? The README and the website do not tell any on that.

Thanks.

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Old 08-17-2005, 10:57 AM   #17
Ilgar
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Are you copying the files to the right locations? *so files go to plugins/ and *xpt files go to components/. If you're using the official Slackware package for Firefox then these directories are under /usr/lib/firefox.
 
Old 09-01-2005, 06:47 AM   #18
andy44
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Solution

This problem occurs for two reasons that I know of:

1) Using ~ in the path to the gecko sdk (e.g. ./configure --with-gecko-sdk=~/gecko-sdk)
2) Leaving out the = (e.g. ./configure --with-gecko-sdk ../gecko-sdk)

In both cases this allows the configure script to complete successfully but creates loads of errors when you run make. You must make sure that you include the = and don't use ~ in the path to the sdk (both absolute (/home/andy/gecko-sdk) and relative (../gecko-sdk) paths are fine).

Hope this solves your problem.
 
Old 09-02-2005, 05:50 AM   #19
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Hi,

seems you use
gecko-sdk-i586-pc-msvc-1.7.10.zip (MS Windows)

instead of
gecko-sdk-i686-pc-linux-gnu-1.7.10.tar.gz

which works much better. Just noticed by myself...
rkat

(however, check to use the correct version, like 1.6 or 1.7.10)
 
  


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