howto build firefox package for development?

Eric Dorland eric at
Thu May 11 14:06:05 UTC 2006

* Alexander Sack (asac at wrote:
> While working on security issues for firefox I ran into troubles to 
> build firefox a second time without rebuilding source tree from diff and orig. 
> In fact building the diff.gz after running clean fails because there are 
> links which are not representable in diff.gz.
> What's the right way to build and rebuild firefox from sid?

Upstream's clean target is really quite broken. If you do a build and
then a clean you're not going to be able to rebuild. I've meant to
look at this one for a while but have never gotten around to
it. Patches welcome. 

Eric Dorland <eric at>
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