Netscape on FreeBSD-4.3

Brian Somers brian at
Wed Jun 20 20:39:01 BST 2001

You may need the COMPAT4X or COMPAT3X stuff defined in make.conf (at 
a guess).

> Hey!
> I'm having some trouble getting any (native, linux or mozilla) version of 
> Netscape to run under FreeBSD-4.3.
> I recently completely nuked my existing FreeBSD installation, and installed 
> FreeBSD-4.3 from scratch by FTP. Now when I try to run any version of 
> netscape, I get an error saying that the library could not be found.
> But there is a library (or something similar - i'm not on the machine right 
> now) in /usr/X11R6/lib
> Does anyone have any experience with this problem? I'm using a fresh 
> out-of-the-box installation of 4.3 so I don't know what the problem could be.
> Thanks!
> Andrew.

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