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Re: Firefox and Jessie Backports

Postby larry77 » 2017-03-24 20:46

stevepusser wrote:The new firefox-esr 52.0.1 update from mozilla-debian.net also has re-enabled alsa support for the time being, plus it patches that pwn2own security hole, so I recommend people use that for now.


I see, but in any case I believe the backport people will not go beyond version 52 due to the rustc compiler issue.
Seen that you plan to go on further, is there any way to add "your" firefox repo to the apt sources so that it gets updated automatically?
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Re: Firefox and Jessie Backports

Postby stevepusser » 2017-03-24 21:28

I will try and keep an alsa-compatible version updated as long as I can when it's no longer available in a standard repository. I'm reluctant to just reinvent the wheel when the same version is already in another repository, especially when it involves a rather tedious manual upload of 94 source packages, one by one.
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