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Fix seamonkey ftbfs with glibc-2.32.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY seamonkey-download-http "&mozilla-http;/seamonkey/releases/&seamonkey-version;/source/seamonkey-&seamonkey-version;.source.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY seamonkey-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY seamonkey-md5sum "991d8dca83ac889df061b25296a64840">
10 <!ENTITY seamonkey-size "281 MB">
11 <!ENTITY seamonkey-buildsize "6.7 GB (154 MB installed)">
12 <!ENTITY seamonkey-time "19 SBU (on a 4-core machine)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="seamonkey" xreflabel="SeaMonkey-&seamonkey-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="seamonkey.html" ?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>SeaMonkey-&seamonkey-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="seamonkey">
26 <primary sortas="a-SeaMonkey">SeaMonkey</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to SeaMonkey</title>
31
32 <para>
33 <application>SeaMonkey</application> is a browser suite, the Open Source
34 sibling of <application>Netscape</application>. It includes the browser,
35 composer, mail and news clients, and an IRC client. It is the follow-on
36 to the Mozilla browser suite.
37 </para>
38
39 <para>
40 The Mozilla project also hosts two subprojects that aim to satisfy the
41 needs of users who don't need the complete browser suite or prefer to have
42 separate applications for browsing and e-mail. These subprojects are
43 <xref linkend="firefox"/> and <xref linkend="thunderbird"/>. Both are
44 based on the <application>Mozilla</application> source code.
45 </para>
46
47 &lfs91_checked;
48
49 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
50 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&seamonkey-download-http;"/>
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&seamonkey-download-ftp;"/>
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Download MD5 sum: &seamonkey-md5sum;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Download size: &seamonkey-size;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 <listitem>
72 <para>
73 Estimated disk space required: &seamonkey-buildsize;
74 </para>
75 </listitem>
76 <listitem>
77 <para>
78 Estimated build time: &seamonkey-time;
79 </para>
80 </listitem>
81 </itemizedlist>
82
83<!-- Applied in seamonkey-2.53.2
84 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
85 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
86 <listitem>
87 <para>
88 Required patch for building with rustc &gt;= 1.41
89 <ulink url="&patch-root;/seamonkey-&seamonkey-version;-rust_fixes-1.patch"/>
90 </para>
91 </listitem>
92 </itemizedlist>
93-->
94
95 <note>
96 <para>
97 The tarball
98 <emphasis>seamonkey-&seamonkey-version;.source.tar.xz</emphasis> will
99 untar to <emphasis>seamonkey-&seamonkey-version;</emphasis> directory.
100 </para>
101 </note>
102
103 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">SeaMonkey Dependencies</bridgehead>
104
105 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
106 <para role="required">
107 <xref linkend="autoconf213"/>,
108 both <xref linkend="gtk2"/> and <xref linkend="gtk3"/>,
109 <xref linkend="rust"/>,
110 <xref linkend="unzip"/>,
111 <xref linkend="yasm"/>, and
112 <xref linkend="zip"/>
113 </para>
114
115 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
116 <para role="recommended">
117 <xref linkend="icu"/>,
118 <xref linkend="libevent"/>,
119 <!--<xref linkend="libvpx"/>, Causes build failures similar to Firefox -->
120 <xref linkend="nspr"/>,
121 <xref linkend="nss"/>,
122 <xref linkend="pulseaudio"/>, and
123 <xref linkend="sqlite"/>
124 </para>
125<!--
126 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
127 <para role="optional">
128 <xref linkend="sqlite"/> (not recommended due to potential
129 security concerns)
130 </para>
131-->
132 <note>
133 <para>
134 If you don't install recommended dependencies, then internal copies of
135 those packages will be used. They might be tested to work, but they can
136 be out of date or contain security holes.
137 </para>
138 </note>
139<!--
140 <note>
141 <para>
142 You must have installed <application>Openssl</application> before
143 <application>Python 2</application> or the build system will quickly
144 fail with output including "ImportError: cannot import name
145 HTTPSHandler". If you are in any doubt about this (e.g. upgrading from
146 an older version of Seamonkey), check if
147 <filename>/usr/lib/python&python2-majorver;/lib-dynload/_ssl.so</filename>
148 exists. If it does not, reinstall <xref linkend="python2"/> (after
149 installing <xref linkend="openssl"/>. The latest version of any
150 <emphasis>currently maintained</emphasis> version of Openssl should be
151 satisfactory if already installed.
152 </para>
153 </note>
154-->
155 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
156 <para role="optional">
157 <xref linkend="alsa-lib"/>,
158 <xref linkend="curl"/>,
159 <xref linkend="dbus-glib"/>,
160 <xref linkend="doxygen"/>,
161 <xref linkend="GConf"/>,
162 <xref linkend="gst10-plugins-base"/> (and other plugins, only for tests),
163 <xref linkend="openjdk"/>,
164 <xref linkend="startup-notification"/>,
165 <xref linkend="valgrind"/>,
166 <xref linkend="wget"/>,
167 <xref linkend="wireless_tools"/>, and
168 <ulink url="http://hunspell.sourceforge.net/">Hunspell</ulink>
169 </para>
170
171 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
172 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/seamonkey"/>
173 </para>
174
175 </sect2>
176
177 <sect2 role="installation">
178 <title>Installation of SeaMonkey</title>
179
180 <para>
181 The configuration of <application>SeaMonkey</application> is accomplished
182 by creating a <filename>mozconfig</filename> file containing the desired
183 configuration options. A default <filename>mozconfig</filename> file is
184 created below. To see the entire list of available configuration options
185 (and an abbreviated description of each one), issue
186 <command>./configure --help</command>. You may also wish to review the
187 entire file and uncomment any other desired options. Create the file by
188 issuing the following command:
189 </para>
190
191<screen><?dbfo keep-together="auto"?><userinput>cat &gt; mozconfig &lt;&lt; "EOF"
192<literal># If you have a multicore machine, all cores will be used by default.
193# If desired, you can reduce the number of cores used, e.g. to 1, by
194# uncommenting the next line and setting a valid number of CPU cores.
195#mk_add_options MOZ_MAKE_FLAGS="-j1"
196
197# If you have installed DBus-Glib comment out this line:
198ac_add_options --disable-dbus
199
200# If you have installed dbus-glib, and you have installed (or will install)
201# wireless-tools, and you wish to use geolocation web services, comment out
202# this line
203ac_add_options --disable-necko-wifi
204
205# Uncomment these lines if you have installed optional dependencies:
206#ac_add_options --enable-system-hunspell
207#ac_add_options --enable-startup-notification
208
209# Uncomment the following option if you have not installed PulseAudio
210#ac_add_options --disable-pulseaudio
211# and uncomment this if you installed alsa-lib instead of PulseAudio
212#ac_add_options --enable-alsa
213
214# Comment out following option if you have gconf installed
215ac_add_options --disable-gconf
216
217# Comment out following options if you have not installed
218# recommended dependencies:
219ac_add_options --enable-system-sqlite
220ac_add_options --with-system-libevent
221ac_add_options --with-system-nspr
222ac_add_options --with-system-nss
223ac_add_options --with-system-icu
224<!-- seems OK with icu-60, seamonkey-2.49
225# Use the internal version of icu due to execution problems-->
226
227# The BLFS editors recommend not changing anything below this line:
228ac_add_options --prefix=/usr
229ac_add_options --enable-application=suite
230
231ac_add_options --disable-crashreporter
232ac_add_options --disable-updater
233ac_add_options --disable-tests
234
235ac_add_options --enable-optimize="-O2"
236ac_add_options --enable-strip
237ac_add_options --enable-install-strip
238
239# not recognized since 2.53.1 - ac_add_options --enable-gio
240ac_add_options --enable-official-branding
241# not recognized since 2.53.1 - ac_add_options --enable-safe-browsing
242# not recognized since 2.53.1 - ac_add_options --enable-url-classifier
243
244# From firefox-40 (and the corresponding version of seamonkey),
245# using system cairo caused seamonkey to crash
246# frequently when it was doing background rendering in a tab.
247# This appears to again work in seamonkey-2.49.2
248ac_add_options --enable-system-cairo
249ac_add_options --enable-system-ffi
250ac_add_options --enable-system-pixman
251
252ac_add_options --with-pthreads
253
254ac_add_options --with-system-bz2
255ac_add_options --with-system-jpeg
256ac_add_options --with-system-png
257ac_add_options --with-system-zlib</literal>
258EOF</userinput></screen>
259
260 <note>
261 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
262 href="../../xincludes/mozshm.xml"/>
263 <!-- if this package switches to using ./mach, replace the
264 folliowing by including mozmach.xml -->
265 <para>
266 Second, either as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
267 user export the <envar>$SHELL</envar> environment variable using
268 <command>export SHELL=/bin/sh</command> or else prepend
269 <envar>SHELL=/bin/sh</envar> when running the first
270 <command>make</command> command.
271 </para>
272 </note>
273
274<!-- Applied in Seamonkey-2.53.2
275 <para>
276 Apply the patch to allow seamonkey to build with the current version of
277 <command>rustc</command>:
278 </para>
279
280
281<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../seamonkey-&seamonkey-version;-rust_fixes-1.patch</userinput></screen>
282-->
283
284 <para>
285 Remove a deprecated include which breaks the build with glibc-2.32:
286 </para>
287
288<screen><userinput>sed /sysctl/d -i mozilla/memory/build/mozjemalloc.cpp</userinput></screen>
289
290 <para>
291 Compile <application>SeaMonkey</application> by running the following
292 commands:
293 </para>
294
295<screen><userinput>CC=gcc CXX=g++ make -f client.mk</userinput></screen>
296
297 <note>
298 <para>
299 The CC and CXX variables above are only needed if
300 <xref linkend="llvm"/> is installed and you do not want to use clang.
301 </para>
302 </note>
303
304 <para>
305 This package does not come with a test suite.
306 </para>
307
308 <para>
309 Install <application>SeaMonkey</application> by issuing the following
310 commands as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
311 </para>
312
313
314<screen role="root"><userinput>make -f client.mk install INSTALL_SDK= &amp;&amp;
315chown -R 0:0 /usr/lib/seamonkey &amp;&amp;
316
317cp -v $(find -name seamonkey.1 | head -n1) /usr/share/man/man1</userinput></screen>
318
319 </sect2>
320
321 <sect2 role="commands">
322 <title>Command Explanations</title>
323
324 <para>
325 <command>make -f client.mk</command>: Mozilla products are packaged to
326 allow the use of a configuration file which can be used to pass the
327 configuration settings to the <command>configure</command> command.
328 <command>make</command> uses the <filename>client.mk</filename> file to
329 get initial configuration and setup parameters.
330 </para>
331
332 </sect2>
333
334 <sect2 role="configuration">
335 <title>Configuring SeaMonkey</title>
336
337 <para>
338 For installing various <application>SeaMonkey</application> plugins, refer
339 to <ulink url="http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/linux.html">Mozdev's PluginDoc
340 Project</ulink>.
341 </para>
342
343 <para>
344 Along with using the <quote>Preferences</quote> menu to configure
345 <application>SeaMonkey</application>'s options and preferences to suit
346 individual tastes, finer grain control of many options is only available
347 using a tool not available from the general menu system. To access this
348 tool, you'll need to open a browser window and enter
349 <systemitem role="url">about:config</systemitem> in the address bar. This
350 will display a list of the configuration preferences and information
351 related to each one. You can use the <quote>Filter:</quote> bar to enter
352 search criteria and narrow down the listed items. Changing a preference
353 can be done using two methods. One, if the preference has a boolean value
354 (True/False), simply double-click on the preference to toggle the value
355 and two, for other preferences simply right-click on the desired line,
356 choose <quote>Modify</quote> from the menu and change the value. Creating
357 new preference items is accomplished in the same way, except choose
358 <quote>New</quote> from the menu and provide the desired data into the
359 fields when prompted.
360 </para>
361
362 <tip>
363 <para>
364 There is a multitude of configuration parameters you can tweak to
365 customize <application>SeaMonkey</application>. A very extensive list of
366 these parameters can be found at
367 <ulink url="http://preferential.mozdev.org/preferences.html"/>.
368 </para>
369 </tip>
370
371 <para>
372 If you use a desktop environment like <application>Gnome</application> or
373 <application>KDE</application> you may wish to create a
374 <filename>seamonkey.desktop</filename> file so that
375 <application>SeaMonkey</application> appears in the panel's menus. If you
376 didn't enable <application>Startup-Notification</application> in your
377 mozconfig change the StartupNotify line to false. As the
378 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
379 </para>
380
381<screen role="root"><userinput>mkdir -pv /usr/share/{applications,pixmaps} &amp;&amp;
382
383cat &gt; /usr/share/applications/seamonkey.desktop &lt;&lt; "EOF"
384<literal>[Desktop Entry]
385Encoding=UTF-8
386Type=Application
387Name=SeaMonkey
388Comment=The Mozilla Suite
389Icon=seamonkey
390Exec=seamonkey
391Categories=Network;GTK;Application;Email;Browser;WebBrowser;News;
392StartupNotify=true
393Terminal=false</literal>
394EOF
395
396ln -sfv /usr/lib/seamonkey/chrome/icons/default/default128.png \
397 /usr/share/pixmaps/seamonkey.png</userinput></screen>
398 </sect2>
399
400 <sect2 role="content">
401 <title>Contents</title>
402
403 <segmentedlist>
404 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
405 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
406 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
407
408 <seglistitem>
409 <seg>seamonkey</seg>
410 <seg>
411 Numerous libraries, browser, and email/newsgroup components, plugins,
412 extensions, and helper modules installed in <filename
413 class="directory">/usr/lib/seamonkey-&seamonkey-version;</filename>
414 </seg>
415 <seg>
416 /usr/lib/seamonkey-&seamonkey-version;
417 </seg>
418 </seglistitem>
419 </segmentedlist>
420
421 <variablelist>
422 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
423 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
424 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
425
426 <varlistentry id="seamonkey-prog">
427 <term><command>seamonkey</command></term>
428 <listitem>
429 <para>
430 is the Mozilla browser/email/newsgroup/chat client suite.
431 </para>
432 <indexterm zone="seamonkey seamonkey-prog">
433 <primary sortas="b-seamonkey">seamonkey</primary>
434 </indexterm>
435 </listitem>
436 </varlistentry>
437 </variablelist>
438 </sect2>
439</sect1>
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