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From: Peter Humphrey <peter@××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Palemoon again - again
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:05:06
Message-Id: 18898946.yUTSSx2a21@peak
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Palemoon again - again by Walter Dnes
On Thursday 20 Apr 2017 17:59:13 Walter Dnes wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 10:06:12AM +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote > > > On Monday 17 Apr 2017 13:05:59 Walter Dnes wrote: > > > 2) USE="-system-libs" is recommended. Yes, this does make the binary > > > slightly larger. But it avoids problems where changing API/ABI in the > > > system lib causes subtle problems for the program. It may also reduce > > > dependancies pulled in, depending on what your other programs have > > > pulled in. > > > > I don't see any of those USE flags. This is from the octopus overlay: > > > > [ebuild R ~] www-client/palemoon-27.2.1::octopus USE="alsa dbus > > ffmpeg gtk2 official-branding optimize printing speech spell wave webm > > -devtools -gtk3 -jemalloc -necko-wifi -pulseaudio -shared-js > > -strip-binaries -system-cairo -system-compress -system-images > > -system-libevent -system-pixman -system-spell -system-sqlite -system-vpx > > -valgrind -webrtc" 0 KiB > > That ebuild does things differently. The other palemoon ebuild was > all-or-nothing for a bunch of system libs. The octopus ebuild is > granular, allowing separate choices for system-cairo system-compress > system-images system-libevent system-pixman system-spell system-sqlite > and system-vpx.
As I'm now on sys-devel/gcc-5.4.0-r3 I'll have to assess what to do next. That will be after I've finished sorting out another problem I have. -- Regards Peter

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Re: [gentoo-user] Palemoon again - again Miroslav Rovis <miro.rovis@××××××××××××××.hr>
Re: [gentoo-user] Palemoon again - again Walter Dnes <waltdnes@××××××××.org>