[Project_owners] mini HOWTO on building mozilla with cygwin
neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Fri Oct 22 17:31:09 EDT 2004
Davide Carboni wrote:
> Maybe some of you can be interested in reading the mini HOWTO I wrote
> on building mozilla 1.7.3 on Win32 with cygwin. It is mainly a log
> book on how I got the build done. See
> http://citations.mozdev.org/mozilla-build-win32.html fir details...
> I strongly suggest to have at least 4GB free,
This is for the (default) full debug build... an optimised build only
needs ¼ of the space.
> This is needed to convert DOS line ending to Unix line ending
Actually the line endings in some of the files have double CRs.
>bash --login -i
Shouldn't be necessary; at least, I don't use it ;-)
> The file .mozconfig is used during the build and it must be stored in
> your home directory.
Actually you can also put it in your mozilla/ directory.
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