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Re: How does Firefox 2 get added?



On Fri, 27/10/06, Kevin Kofler wrote:

> Arch Willingham <arch <at> tuparks.com> writes:
>> According to the link below, Firefox 2 is (or will be) available 
> (http://www.neowin.net/index.php?act=view&id=35772)
>> 
>> Will YUM pick that up eventually or do you have to add the package manually?
>
> RĂ©mi Collet has made a backport of Firefox 2 to FC4, FC5 and FC6:
> http://remi.collet.free.fr/index.php?2006/10/25/225-firefox-20-1
> (His repository is only for i386, so if you're on another architecture, you'll 
> have to rebuild from the SRPMs: http://remi.collet.free.fr/rpms/SRPMS/ .)
>
> These packages replace the Firefox 1.5 (or 1.0 for FC4) packages. Thus, on FC6, 
> you'll also need the rebuilt reverse dependencies (packages depending on 
> Firefox) if you use any of them or rebuild them yourself from the Fedora SRPMs, 
> because packages using Firefox as their Gecko runtime engine only work with the 
> version of Firefox they were built against. (On FC4 and FC5, these packages are 
> built against Mozilla 1.7, so updating Firefox doesn't require rebuilds there.)
>
>         Kevin Kofler

Does anyone else see a huge performance difference?

F2 is good.

-- 
Leo


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