Firefox FORBIDDEN for a while now....

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-ports-local at
Fri Oct 16 19:00:33 UTC 2009

Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-ports-local at> writes:

> Chris Rees <utisoft at> writes:
>> Since firefox 2.* has so many vulnerabilities, isn't it about time to
>> upgrade completely to firefox 3? The software's been out for over a
>> year now (AFAICR), so why are we so reluctant to change it?
> Gecko support.  We have most of the infrastructure to switch to
> something else (I think xulrunner is the preferred provider), but
> apparently not yet all.

As Rainer Hurling just reminded me in another thread, it's libxul, not
xulrunner, and it *is* already the default gecko provider, as noted
in UPDATING.  So at least in theory, the switch has already been made.

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