[PC-BSD Testing] Just sharing a thought I had the other day

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Mon Mar 9 09:53:36 PST 2009


>On Monday 09 March 2009 06:01:24 pm Arthur Koziol wrote:
> > Kris,
> >
> > Just got finished installing the 7.1 beta and am about to kick the tires
> > soon.
> >
> > Anyway, the other night I was at a restaurant and a thought came to
> > my head regarding that recent issue someone had with the Firefox
> > 3.0.6 update being borked. How hard would it be to add a feature to
> > the OS that basically asked you if you wanted to backup / save the
> > current app (let's say Firefox 3.0.5) as you're about to update to a
> > new version so that in the rare instance the updated app is fubar,
> > there's some kind of quick-revert option? I know that going to
> > add/remove programs, removing the offending app, and then downloading
> > or re-installing the previous version off the CD/DVD is what most
> > normal people would do but I thought it might been a neat-o thing to
> > be able to do it but in sort of a one-step-undo kind of way. I dunno,
> > just thinking out loud.
> >
> > Arthur
> >
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>haha, i asked the same thing about one month ago....btw firefox 3.0.7 for 1.5
>should be working, kris fixed the problem.
>ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/pbioutgoing/i386/outgoing/firefox3/

I guess that shows you who's paying not attention here. ME! ha! I did read that
Kris said he fixed the issue shortly after it was reported in 3.0.6 
so I didn't miss
that notice. :-D

Arthur 



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