[PC-BSD Testing] Firefox4 Problems
A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Tue Apr 26 10:42:12 PDT 2011
On 04/25/2011 11:10 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
> On 04/25/2011 11:30, Arthur Koziol wrote:
>> On 04/25/2011 10:17 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
>>> On 04/25/2011 11:14, Ian Robinson wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 3:00 PM, <testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org
>>>> <mailto:testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org>> wrote:
>>>> The symlink is still there but java applets stopped working
>>>> with the upgrade to FF4 and the plugin is not listed in the
>>>> plugins directory in FF4.
>>>> Firefox 4 has other problems too. For example, I cannot attach
>>>> files to emails.
>>>> Ian Robinson
>>>> Salem, Ohio
>>>> Testing mailing list
>>>> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org
>>> Are we sure these are porting issues, or simply new bugs in Firefox
>>> 4? And what e-mail service are you having trouble attaching with? I
>>> can attach here with gmail anyway.
>> They could very well be bugs. Firefox 4.0.1 is right around the
>> corner (end of this week if no more bugs are found, early May if
>> otherwise) and there's been a decent amount of bugs fixed in it
>> I watched the development cycle beginning around beta6 and by the
>> time final came out, there were still some outstanding PDF and *nix
>> issues as well. This could have very well carried over into porting,
>> but I would lean more towards it being a bug. Also, there was an
>> e-mail about Java a few messages ago, I read the release notes on the
>> newly release Java 6.0 u25 and there is clear mention of adding
>> support for Firefox 4
>> It's possible some things were just not baked well for 4.0 and they
>> may be fixed for 4.0.1, including java stuff.
>> Testing mailing list
>> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Good to hear, hopefully this update fixes a number of these reported
One of the devs over at Mozilla confirmed that 4.0.1 will be released
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