[PC-BSD Testing] chromium PBI deps

Lars Engels lars.engels at 0x20.net
Tue Nov 13 05:22:54 PST 2012


On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 07:28:38AM -0500, Ken Moore wrote:
> On 11/13/2012 06:53, Lars Engels wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 02:06:43AM -0400, Kris Moore wrote:
> >> On 10/17/2012 15:02, Axel Gonzalez wrote:
> >>> I think is an overkill to bundle chromium with gcc46, it is a big dep,
> >>> and maybe unneeded, since chromium can be compiled with clang (which has
> >>> libs in base already)
> >>>
> >>> I've using chrome with clang on fbsd with no problems (it is an
> >>> option in the port)
> >>>
> >>> Also noticed this (gcc46) with firefox (some time ago, I dont have
> >>> currently installed it)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> This of course can be bikeshedding... but:
> >>> - it saves space on disk (~ 500 Mb on <pbi>/lib/gcc46)
> >>> - it saves bandwidth
> >>> - no gcc46 :)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Greetings
> >>>
> >> Thanks for the heads up! I'll take a look at it, if anything maybe we
> >> can just prune those libs from the resulting PBI, since I'm betting the
> >> majority of them are build-only, not run-time required.
> > Kris, the FF PBI is still 200 MB.
> > Have you already tried to remove gcc46?
> >
> >
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> The latest Firefox PBI's have all been under 100MB (~90 actually). Are 
> you still using the 8.x PBI's? Because those have not been supported 
> anymore for quite a while.
> 
>  From the last round of web browser approvals for the 9.x series, I 
> remember the sizes being: Firefox - 90MB, Chromium - 130MB, and Opera - 
> 60MB (roughly).
> 

Yeah, I saw the new PBIs on the FTP mirror and I already found out why I
still see the old PBIs in the AppCafe:
I am behind a proxy server, but when I open pc-netmanager, enter the
proxy server the "save" button stays grey. Why?
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