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Bug 764290 - www-client/firefox-78.6.1: configure: error: Necko WiFi scanning needs DBus on your platform
Summary: www-client/firefox-78.6.1: configure: error: Necko WiFi scanning needs DBus o...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Mozilla Gentoo Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-01-07 13:04 UTC by Joonas Niilola
Modified: 2021-01-07 13:52 UTC (History)
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Description Joonas Niilola gentoo-dev 2021-01-07 13:04:43 UTC
Note this bug is just to document build errors when bumping firefox-esr to latest version.

 0:22.04 DEBUG: configure: error: Necko WiFi scanning needs DBus on your platform, remove --disable-dbus or use --disable-necko-wifi
 0:22.04 ERROR: old-configure failed
 0:22.08 *** Fix above errors and then restart with\
 0:22.08                "./mach build"
 0:22.08 gmake: *** [ configure] Error 1
 * ERROR: www-client/firefox-78.6.1::gentoo failed (configure phase):

[ebuild   R    ] www-client/firefox-78.6.1:0/esr78::gentoo  USE="geckodriver* hardened* lto* openh264 screencast system-harfbuzz system-icu wayland wifi* -clang* -dbus -debug -eme-free* -gmp-autoupdate -hwaccel -jack -pgo* -pulseaudio (-selinux) -system-av1* -system-jpeg -system-libevent* -system-libvpx -system-webp*" L10N="-ach -af -an -ar -ast -az -be -bg -bn -br -bs -ca -ca-valencia -cak -cs -cy -da -de -dsb -el -en-CA -en-GB -eo -es-AR -es-CL -es-ES -es-MX -et -eu -fa -ff -fi -fr -fy -ga -gd -gl -gn -gu -he -hi -hr -hsb -hu -hy -ia -id -is -it -ja -ka -kab -kk -km -kn -ko -lij -lt -lv -mk -mr -ms -my -nb -ne -nl -nn -oc -pa -pl -pt-BR -pt-PT -rm -ro -ru -si -sk -sl -son -sq -sr -sv -ta -te -th -tl -tr -trs -uk -ur -uz -vi -xh -zh-CN -zh-TW"

Suggestion: REQUIRED_USE="wifi? ( dbus )"
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-01-07 13:52:27 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 90421b2a65fae9cb6f39a53ed87b76ccde5be9c1
Author:     Joonas Niilola <>
AuthorDate: 2021-01-07 13:51:14 +0000
Commit:     Joonas Niilola <>
CommitDate: 2021-01-07 13:52:19 +0000

    www-client/firefox: (security) ESR bump to 78.6.1
    Signed-off-by: Joonas Niilola <>

 www-client/firefox/Manifest              |   96 +++
 www-client/firefox/firefox-78.6.1.ebuild | 1130 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 1226 insertions(+)