question -updating package + ignore depend

mc marshc187 at
Wed Aug 13 13:45:56 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 13 August 2008 09:25:19 Mike Clarke wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 August 2008, m cassar wrote:
> > just wanted to mention that firefox3 does not handle addons/plugins
> > correctly yet according to ports/UPDATING, so this is still probably
> > right for now and i will probably end up installing ff2 anyway.
> It handles most of them OK for me with just a little bit of tweaking,
> but some addonss haven't been updated yet to work with Firefox 3 and
> will be automatically disabled until new versions become available.
> I had a minor problem with firebug, Firefox disabled it but didn't
> detect that a new version was available and I had to go to the addons
> site and re-install firebug.
> I had to create a link
> to /usr/local/diablo-jdk1.5.0/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/
> in /usr/local/lib/firefox3/plugins.
> Apart from that everything seems fine.

it does look like its working better than last time i used it - guess things 
will iron out eventually. as long as flash works it's fine by me for now ( too 
many nagging about missing plugin)

still i had to install ff2 also for now so that i can update other software 
that have ff2 as a depend.

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