Re: mozilla-firefox and firefox packages
On Sat, 17 Dec 2005 13:25:58 -0500
"[KS]" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Darryl Clarke wrote:
> > the 'mozilla-firefox' package is changed to 'firefox'. Due to
> > trademark issues of course.
> > the only 'firefox' package should be the 1.4.99+ one, the
> > 'mozilla-firefox' should be 1.0.7 -- they conflict, because 'firefox'
> > is a replacement for 'mozilla-firefox'
> Well the trademark issues reason is understandable as there has been
> lots (yes lottttts) of discussion on that topic. So if firefox is
> available as 1.4.99+1.5rc3, why is it that an apt-get dist-upgrade does
> not replace my mozilla-firefox with firefox? Some info on when/if this
> will happen or not would be appreciated.
If you check the version numbers, the debian package is rc3 while the final
version is already out. This may be the reason.
On the other hand, its still a crazy memory hog (almost 100MB with a single
window, that can not be good coding, its about as bad as explorer). I stick
with opera for the moment.
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