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Re: solution to the problem of orca and gecko not working in non-gnome environment

On Sun, Mar 9, 2014, at 07:21 PM, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net> (2014-03-10):
> > I think I've found it with a quick search of the Mozilla repository.
> > mozilla/accessible/src/atk/Platform.cpp, line 81:
> > 
> > 81 #if defined(LINUX) && defined(__x86_64__)
> > 82         libPath.Append(":/usr/lib64:/usr/lib");
> > 
> > If you change line 82 to
> > libPath.Append(":/usr/lib64:/usr/lib:/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu");
> > and rebuild Mozilla, it might work.
> I think that's a very good catch indeed. There are a few other places
> where one can find /usr/lib in *.ccp files in iceweasel, but most of
> them are debug directories, or paths below /usr/lib/mozilla/.
> I suspect it would be nice to have a placeholder/#define somewhere so
> that the proper multiarch directory can be injected from debian/rules;
> depending on how easily I can reproduce the issue, I'll try and get a
> working patch and submit the bug report against iceweasel.
I appreciate all the helpful replies so far. The thing that seems so
puzzling to me is why this problem does not occur when running in gnome

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