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RESOLVED FIXED
18 years ago
14 years ago

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(Reporter: andy, Assigned: blizzard)

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Description

18 years ago
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.3) Gecko/20010803
BuildID:    20010803

When mozilla start up, it prints the message "/usr/bin/mozilla: readlink:
command not found".  

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run 'mozilla' from a shell prompt.


Actual Results:  Mozilla printed 'readlink: command not found', then continued.

(1) I'm running Red Hat 7.0.
(2) /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so IS a symbolic link.
(3) I do *not* have the 'tetex' rpm installed on my system.

On RH 7.0, the 'readlink' command isn't part of the core release -- it's
provided by the 'tetex' rpm.  The /usr/bin/mozilla script should define its own
version of readlink.  A one-line shell function could do it, either running
ls+awk or perl.

Comment 1

18 years ago
um. are you saying perl doesn't define readlink? because afaik the only caller 
is using perl.

This is the readlink query i used while searching mozilla's cvs, if you think 
one of the others is failing, please correct me...
http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/search?string=readlink
Assignee: asa → blizzard
Component: Browser-General → Build Config
QA Contact: doronr → granrose
Summary: at startup, complains that readlink is not found → RPM readlink fails?
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Comment 2

18 years ago
What RPM version is that?
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Comment 3

18 years ago
The program that's calling readlink is the shell script /usr/bin/mozilla.  On my
system, it's installed by the mozilla-0.9.3-0 rpm.

The section of the script where readlink is called is

    if [ ! -L /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so ]; then
        return;
    fi
    
    VM_LINK=`readlink /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so`
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Comment 4

18 years ago
I posted a 0.9.3-1 rpm that fixed this problem.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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