Closed Bug 252942 Opened 16 years ago Closed 15 years ago

Bad Makefile generated upon a custom configuration of Firefox; build error


(Firefox Build System :: General, defect, blocker)

Not set


(Not tracked)



(Reporter: philip, Assigned: bryner)




I downloaded the source code for Firefox 0.9.2 in hopes of building my own
version to obtain a backtrace to debug another problem that I was going to
submit.  The compiler that I use is:
gcc (GCC) 3.3.4 20040623 (Gentoo Linux 3.3.4-r1, ssp-3.3.2-2, pie-8.7.6)

The build problem was fully logged and saved at the given URL.  However, here
are the last few lines in case someone searches for this bug in the future:

gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/home/pwhite/firefox-installer/xpcom/obsolete'
gmake[2]: Entering directory `/home/pwhite/firefox-installer/tools/trace-malloc/lib'
gmake[2]: *** No rule to make target `export'.  Stop.
gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/home/pwhite/firefox-installer/tools/trace-malloc/lib'
gmake[1]: *** [tier_2] Error 2
gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/home/pwhite/firefox-installer'
make: *** [default] Error 2

Once again, see the URL above for the full log of the problem, including the
commands I executed.
What is your .mozconfig ?

And please, follow build instructions you can find there :

Thanks. please consider reading the log file before asking questions.

pwhite@wkst $ ./configure --prefix=/home/pwhite/firefox-custom --with-x
--with-system-jpeg --with-system-zlib --with-system-png --disable-mailnews
--enable-xft --enable-crypto --enable-xinerama --enable-single-profile
--disable-composer --enable-extensions --enable-svg --enable-leaky

reporter: iirc i had to do a bit of hackery to get trace-malloc to build, but
unless someone told you to use it (and leaky), there's no reason and you're
better off just omitting them. if you want help getting it to work, please visit and ask for help.
Sorry for spamming but :

1) it would have been simpler to add log as an attachment
2 [details] [diff] [review]) I won't post anymore on this bug and shut up my f*ck*n* mouth.
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Closed: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Component: Build Config → General
Product: Firefox → Firefox Build System
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