Package Details: icecat 60.9.0-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/icecat.git (read-only)
Package Base: icecat
Description: GNU version of the Firefox browser.
Upstream URL: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/
Keywords: browser gecko web
Licenses: GPL, MPL, LGPL
Submitter: None
Maintainer: figue (figuepluto, jfigueras)
Last Packager: figuepluto
Votes: 211
Popularity: 4.286980
First Submitted: 2007-12-09 10:12
Last Updated: 2019-09-12 19:46

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EndUserOnly commented on 2019-10-14 13:16

I am building the snapshot from this page. 60.9.0-1

figue commented on 2019-10-13 21:59

@EndUserOnly what version are you building: 60.9.0 or this https://mirror.lnx.im/icecat/testing/icecat-68.1.0-1.src.tar.gz ?

EndUserOnly commented on 2019-10-13 12:52

For a better view:

https://pastebin.com/QWN24MYm

EndUserOnly commented on 2019-10-13 12:49

9:39.64 BUILDSTATUS OBJECT_FILE UnifiedProtocols27.o 9:40.55 1 warning generated. 9:40.57 libcng_gn.a.desc 9:40.82 libg711_gn.a.desc 9:41.67 libg722_c_gn.a.desc 9:42.51 libg722_gn.a.desc 9:43.42 libisac_common_gn.a.desc 9:45.28 error: build failed 9:45.28 make[4]: [/home/william/Downloads/icecat/src/gnuzilla-6634ee332979f7a78b11cbf09a77364143a981ed/output/icecat-60.9.0/config/rules.mk:979: force-cargo-library-build] Error 101 9:45.28 make[3]: [/home/william/Downloads/icecat/src/gnuzilla-6634ee332979f7a78b11cbf09a77364143a981ed/output/icecat-60.9.0/config/recurse.mk:73: toolkit/library/rust/target] Error 2 9:45.28 make[3]: Waiting for unfinished jobs.... 9:48.81 libisac_c_gn.a.desc 9:49.12 libisac_fix_c_gn.a.desc 10:09.34 libipc_ipdl.a.desc 10:09.45 make[2]: [/home/william/Downloads/icecat/src/gnuzilla-6634ee332979f7a78b11cbf09a77364143a981ed/output/icecat-60.9.0/config/recurse.mk:33: compile] Error 2 10:09.45 make[1]: [/home/william/Downloads/icecat/src/gnuzilla-6634ee332979f7a78b11cbf09a77364143a981ed/output/icecat-60.9.0/config/rules.mk:442: default] Error 2 10:09.45 make: [client.mk:169: build] Error 2 10:09.45 68 compiler warnings present. 10:09.48 /usr/bin/notify-send --app-name=Mozilla Build System Mozilla Build System Build failed ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build(). Aborting...

Looks to me like the build failed @9:45.28. Any idea why? Failed twice, I should add. As I remember it same error both times.

figue commented on 2019-09-26 08:20

well, it has another things disabled, options, etc. See this: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnuzilla.git/tree/makeicecat

These days, Abrowser, Torbrowser and IceCat are similar, but you can use each for different purposes.

jaro3 commented on 2019-09-26 05:48

Works just fine but how is this different from the regular Firefox? All the privacy/security functions can be added to both by the extensions....

figue commented on 2019-09-25 16:40

I didn't update extensions, because when you start IceCat first time, all is updated online. Of course you can install every extension you want.

Tell me if something is wrong.

jaro3 commented on 2019-09-25 15:49

can get everything by installing the firefox extensions, looks good!

jaro3 commented on 2019-09-25 15:20

OK, compiled, installed OK but the tor and javascript blocking on-off buttons are missing!

figue commented on 2019-09-25 11:03

Hi @jaro3

A binary source should go to icecat-bin package, not this which is built from sources.

About gpg2 error:

try to import the key manually, Maybe mozilla server was broken in the moment you try to get the key. Don't forget that if you are behind a proxy, gpg2 doesn't always work. Then you should use a workaround or comment gpg2 line.