Hi Connoer,

On Tue, Nov 09, 2021 at 10:59:47PM +0100, Connor McLaughlan wrote:
> Hi Adrian,
> thank you for your time. This sounds a bit complicated for the newer
> versions.
> Currently i don't know where to start.
> I was trying to build the old firefox52 and thunderbird52 which run on
> NetBSD/Sparc64 from pkgsrc and manually. The thunderbird52 exists on debian
> and the firefox package did skip 52 and was only released as a 50 with
> error messages filling up the console. I can get them to build with pkgsrc
> and manually but some patches seem to be missing to avoid bus errors in
> libxul.so on debian.
> Unfortunately i don't know yet how debian builds its own packages and where
> to find the patches used in those builds, so that i could reproduce the
> building of firefox50 and thunderbird52 to maybe learn something as a
> starting point.

 apt-get source <package>

The debian specific stuff is in the debian/ directory, also the debian specific 

To get the the dependencies needed for building:
 apt-get build-dep <package>

Good luck,

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