[CentOS] firefox 18

Thu Jan 10 13:16:56 UTC 2013
fred smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 02:29:02AM -0800, John Doe wrote:
> From: fred smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>
> > Has anyone managed to get FF 18.0 to work on Centos 5.8?
> > I've been hacking at it, placing a stack of .so files (from Centos 6)
> > into a private directory, then using LD_LIBRARY_PATH to point the system to 
> > (in a shellscript that subsequently invokes ff 18) but so far I've not
> > managed to find the right combination. I've moved over libstdc++, all
> > or nearly all the .so files from glib2 and glibc packages. now I"m
> > getting:
> > 
> > ./firefox: symbol lookup error: ./libstdc++.so.6: undefined symbol: 
> > _ZNSt7num_getIcSt19istreambuf_iteratorIcSt11char_traitsIcEEE2idE, version 
> > GLIBCXX_3.4
> I tried to update to 18, and it did not complain about libstd++...
> I think I only copied:
>   libstdc++.so.6 -> libstdc++.so.6.0.10*
>   libstdc++.so.6.0.10*
> No other lib or script...
> But 18 complained about: "Couldn't load XRE functions."

Yeah, that's what I got, too. Someone on the mozilla site said that
it requires a later glibc, which is what got me going on moving over
glibc and glib package shared objects from a centos-6 box.

> Went back to 17.0.1 in the mean time...

me too.

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