On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 1:28 PM, Jack Bates <tzm...@nottheoilrig.com> wrote:
> What do you think about making the mozilla-central/obj-x86_64-pc-
> linux-gnu/dist/bin/libnssutil3.so symlink relative vs. absolute?
> When I follow these instructions  to build Firefox, I get the following
> > $ ./mach run
> > [...]
> > XPCOMGlueLoad error for file .../mozilla-central/obj-x86_64
> > .../mozilla-central/obj-x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/dist/bin/libnssutil3.so:
> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> > $
> mozilla-central/obj-x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/dist/bin/libnssutil3.so is a
> symlink to mozilla-central/obj-x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/dist/lib/libnssutil3.so,
> but the symlink is absolute, so if I move the source tree to another path,
> I get the error above.
> Could these symlinks be made relative vs. absolute?
They probably could be. But it is a lot of work and isn't a high priority
since very few people bring up this issue.
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