Firefox 1.5

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Thu Jan 26 22:12:05 PST 2006

On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 12:06:39AM -0600, Ben Siemon wrote:
> So I install firefox from /usr/ports/www/firefox on freebsd 6.0 and I
> assumed that it was 1.5. The info on the web said that 1.5 was in the ports
> collection but the source ball in the ports dir was for 1.0.7 and I have
> seen people with questions about firefox 1.5. I have used each of the
> methods suggested in the handbook for upgrading the ports tree but the
> source has stayed for 1.0.7.

What did you do to update your ports-tree? The easiest way on
FreeBSD-6.0 is with portsnap:

    # portsnap fetch
    # portsnap extact

And that'll have your ports tree up-to-date ready to build firefox.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
                                          "Opportunity does not knock,
       it presents itself when you beat down the door" - W.E. Channing

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