[CFT] Firefox 3.6 for FreeBSD
rotkaps_spam_trap at gmx.de
Fri Feb 5 17:18:28 UTC 2010
Heino Tiedemann <rotkaps_spam_trap at gmx.de> wrote:
> Juergen Lock <nox at jelal.kn-bremen.de> wrote:
>> 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:
> Aha, und das alles klappte dei dem www/firefox3-devel bisher nicht?
> Krass. Ma gut, das ich nie Addonns verwende ;-)
> Und ja, /home ist bei mir ein Symlink.
I thought I was in "de-bsd-questions at de.freebsd.org".
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