but how would this work for a patch set of a specific old release .deb
where the .deb is only available on snapshot.debian.org?
I guess i have to then load the specific source package form snapshot
On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 10:04 AM Hermann Lauer <
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
> The debian specific stuff is in the debian/ directory, also the debian
> specific patches.
> To get the the dependencies needed for building:
> apt-get build-dep
> Good luck,
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