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I was trying to update my sistem and it ran into a problem with Mozilla. I ran emerge --pretend mozilla and it shows one file that it says I should ...
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    Merge?


    I was trying to update my sistem and it ran into a problem with Mozilla. I ran emerge --pretend mozilla and it shows one file that it says I should merge. I tried to run merge --help but no luck. Any idea what its wanting me to do???
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    It's saying that there's one dependancy, just run:
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    emerge www-client/mozilla
    or if you don't want to spend a couple hours compiling:
    Code:
    emerge www-client/mozilla-bin

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    I thought bin files took longer. Why do one or the other take longer?
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    emerge mozilla-bin

    will download and run the binary installed that is distributed from getfirefox.com or whatnot

    emerge mozilla

    will download a source snapshot and compile the entire thing from scratch, a 4 hour compile or so on my 1.8 ghz p4
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    A bin file doesn't take longer. A bin file has everything done for you already. It is simply a precompiled binary so that you don't have to spend your time compiling. If speed and performance of Mozilla is important to you, then you should definitely take the time to compile from source.

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