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Re: Netscape communicator.



>> >> > > Try to find any BSDI-BSD2 compiled, at ftp.netscape.com there is. it's
>> >> > > an unsupported (from netscape) version to BSD machines, but it works
>> >> > > VERY, VERY WELL!! :)
>> >> > 
>> >> > I cannot agree. My box crashes with netscape/bsdi time after time, so I
>> >> > cannot achieve uptime over 10d yet :(.
>> >> 
>> >> I also found the BSDI version didn't work too well for me.  It never
>> >> brought the box down, but Netscape would crash a lot.  I had the Linux
>> >> compat stuff installed, so I tried Linux Netscape... and surprisingly, it
>> >> worked much better for me (this was OpenBSD 2.3/i386)
>> >
>> >Why bother with emulation when you can get local code? (it's in the ports
>> >tree!). I have used the 128 bit netscape port very successfully for a few
>> >weeks. I really wonder why more people don't try it!
>> 
>> The port of Netscape Navigator/Communicator uses the BSD/OS (BSDI) bins
>> on i386 and SunOS bins on SPARC.  I've been using both for quite awhile
>> without any crashing ..
>> 
>> // Brad
>> 
>> 
>That's interesting... so what exactly was it compiling when I installed
>it? It DID compile _something_.

It was/is compiling the Fortify bin ..

// Brad