Firefox 2.0 parallel install
lists-gawain at felicity-group.com
Sun Oct 22 10:31:41 UTC 2006
On Sun, 2006-10-22 at 12:28 +0200, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-10-22 at 12:21 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Gawain Lynch schrieb:
> > >
> > > For those of us that want to use Firefox 2 to browse on FC6 without
> > > having to rebuild half of the system, I have *hacked* up a quick
> > > solution that allows a parallel install of FF2 along side FC6's 1.5x.
> > >
> > > It is a buildit it yourself deal and you will need the bits at
> > > http://members.iinet.net.au/~gawain/firefox2-SRPM-bits.tar.bz2 as well
> > > as Christopher's SRPM from http://people.redhat.com/caillon/RPMS/fc7/ to
> > > make it all happen.
> > >
> > > If there is interest I will update this for FF2 final on the 24th.
> > Well, if
> > - it really doesn't conflict with the base package and it's files
> > - FF2 definitely won't go into FC6 as a update
> > then why not put your FF2 in Fedora Extras 6?
> I doubt it.
> FF2 might break core GNOME components, (such as Epiphany) which is
> against the Extra guide-lines.
It should not rock the boat as it leaves Firsfox 1.5.x in place. The
package is called firefox2 and installs something like:
More information about the devel