[blfs-dev] FireFox 29.0.1

thorsten fly_b747 at gmx.de
Sun Jun 1 08:26:24 PDT 2014


> I've noticed this behavior since version 26.  For version 28, I did not
> use the system Cairo, and have had no problems.
> 
> I don't know if I am up to patching/recompiling Cairo, then getting
> stuck in a dependency 'hell' recompiling everything that might break
> from this, just to appease Firefox; especially since the ESR versions
> (and Pale Moon) work just fine.  I'll do this on my next B/LFS build,
> but for now, I'm going to leave my system alone.
> 
> mlm

I recompiled cairo with the patch applied about two weeks ago, and so
far everything runs smooth. The patch just fixes an invalid NULL
pointer, so as far as I can see there is no risk for other programs
linking to cairo to get unstable because of this patch.

regards,

thorsten


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