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Re: www/firefox-esr instead of www/firefox[0-9]*
On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 10:04:14AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 03:03:11PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > 52: because upstream chose a nonportable language
> > 60: an old ESR, and I have no idea why
> > Do we need 60 because people need it for sites that fail with 68, as
> > Manuel hints? Or maybe we don't need it.
> 68 is sometimes needed as upstream (sigh!) removed some DOM interfaces
> that are still in use in the wild (like: to fetch https certificates
> from some vendors you will need to run a ff68 to generate the request
> and retrieve the certitficate). [but right now I am not sure if I have
> an off by one in the versions]
Exactly, this was for certificate management sites (and also some site
doing authentification by certifcate). But in my case firefox68 didn't work
while firefox60 did.
It was less than a month ago.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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