constant Firefox and Java upgrades

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constant Firefox and Java upgrades

Post by bhyeti » 26. Jan 2014, 15:11

With the constant changes coming from Firefox, Java, etc, is it possible to keep these update
with Sourcery using the current '"arch" Slackbuilds?

i.e.

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http://slackware.osuosl.org/slackware64-current/source/xap/mozilla-firefox/

http://slackware.osuosl.org/slackware64-current/extra/source/java/

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Re: constant Firefox and Java upgrades

Post by mimosa » 26. Jan 2014, 16:19

I'm not sure about that, but anyway, there's no need from a security point of view. Salix repos provide the ESR versions of Firefox, precisely because it was such a pain having a new version every week. I'm also not sure what the situation is with Java, but again, you're certainly ok from a security point of view with whatever's in the repositories.

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Re: constant Firefox and Java upgrades

Post by bhyeti » 26. Jan 2014, 16:35

Thanks, I know we're aiming for stable but those are the only 2 that come to mind as for as constant changes.

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Re: constant Firefox and Java upgrades

Post by mimosa » 26. Jan 2014, 18:12

Libreoffice has form in that regard too ;)

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Re: constant Firefox and Java upgrades

Post by bhyeti » 26. Jan 2014, 18:50

mimosa wrote:Libreoffice has form in that regard too ;)
And OpenDffice too, if you use it.

I'm sure we could add more to this list. :D

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