[PC-BSD Testing] FIrefox 5 very buggy

Ken Moore ken at pcbsd.org
Mon Jun 27 08:57:00 PDT 2011


On 06/26/2011 08:07, Jeff wrote:
> Thanks.
>
> It seems it may be Flash related.  Any page with Flash hangs for 
> nearly a minute while loading.  I can't even switch to another tab.  
> I'm also using a plug-in called Flashblock.
>
> It could be also because I'm still using 8.1.
>
> FF5 works great on Ubuntu 11.04.
>
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>     *From:* Ken Moore <ken at pcbsd.org>
>     *To:* testing at lists.pcbsd.org
>     *Sent:* Sunday, June 26, 2011 6:15 PM
>     *Subject:* Re: [PC-BSD Testing] FIrefox 5 very buggy
>
>     On 06/26/2011 06:10, Jeff wrote:
>>     Is anyone else having problems with Firefox 5?
>>
>>     It's constantly hanging and crashing for me on PCBSD 8.1.
>>
>>     Any way I can easily go back to FF4?
>>
>>     ...Jeff
>>
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>     Firefox 4.0.1 is still available on pbidir if you want to go back
>     to it. Just download the PBI and re-install it, it will revert you
>     back and should keep all your settings. In the meanwhile, I will
>     see what is going on with Firefox 5.0 and see if there is anything
>     I can do about it.
>
>     -- 
>     ~~ Ken Moore ~~
>     (ken at pcbsd.org  <mailto:ken at pcbsd.org>)
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OK, we found the problem with Firefox 5.0 and a patch has been submitted 
to the port maintainer. Until that gets corrected, we have removed 
Firefox 5.0 from PBIDIR and I recommend reverting back to the latest 
stable version (4.0.1).

-- 
~Ken Moore

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