Subject: Re: What to do for a graphical browser in NetBSD???
To: Brian Buhrow <email@example.com>
From: Ulrich Etile <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/20/2006 20:38:18
Le Mon, 20 Nov 2006 08:36:37 -0800,
email@example.com (Brian Buhrow) a =E9crit :
> Hello. My wife would like to convert her ancient laptop to
> NetBSD. Now, I'm looking at the pkgsrc tree, as of 2006Q3, and I see
> that firefox is in there, but the version is 188.8.131.52,
> but that this version has several security holes. What are others
> doing to get graphical browsers under NetBSD? Do folks just not use
> the pkgsrc tree to build a browser, or must I update my pkgsrc tree
> to the absolutely latest of the moment to get the current firefox
> Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
Your pkgsrc tree is obsolete. Firefox 184.108.40.206 and 2.0 are
released in the -current tree.
You should update pkgsrc/www/firefox from your pkgsrc tree by cvs.
However, if you don't want to compile Firefox you can use firefox-bin
package which is the version linux of firefox.