Firefox 4 - Beta

Patrick Powell papowell at
Sun Mar 20 13:56:53 UTC 2011

On 03/19/11 16:34, Denny Lin wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 10:28:04AM -0700, Patrick Powell wrote:
>> On 03/19/11 00:02, Gary Jennejohn wrote:
>>> On Fri, 18 Mar 2011 08:07:28 -0600
>>> "Edwin L. Culp W."<edwinlculp at>   wrote:
>>>> I'm assuming that we are close to having firefox4 in the tree as
>>>> firefox.   It can't be too soon.  I have not found any drawbacks to it
>>>> in the couple weeks of testing.
>>> Unfortunately, it still goes crazy like the older versions and eats 100%
>>> of the CPU for no apparent reason.
>>> Otherwise it's no worse than 3.x was.
>> Ummm... does it support Java?  There were some issues with newer versions
>> of firefox requiring newer versions of the JDK which have not been
>> ported/updated.
> Use java/openjdk6:
For various reasons,  unless there are no other options,  I would prefer 
to use Solaris JDK
as then I would have one consistent Java version on a slew (i.e. - more 
than I want to think about)
systems that I would have to update, test, etc.etc.etc.

Patrick ("One version to rule them,  One set of bugs to confuse them, 
and in the Virtual Machine bind them") Powell

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