[CFT] Firefox 3.6 for FreeBSD
nox at jelal.kn-bremen.de
Thu Feb 4 21:17:55 UTC 2010
In article <20100204001933.GA11586 at bsdcrew.de> you write:
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>We know that a lot people are waiting for Firefox 3.6,
>but nox@ found a strange bug which is now solved.
>The problem was that starting Firefox 3.6 with certain
>addons installed was not possible. Now it looks like all
>problems are solved and we can start a CFT.
..and in case anyone is wondering what the issue was, the problem was a
filename handling change that basically caused all .xpt files (XPCOM type
libraries) failing to load when there where symlinks in paths to one of
them - like the ones from addons when /home is a symlink like it usually
is on FreeBSD - and thus ff couldn't start. Here is the mozilla ticket:
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