[CentOS] firefox 18

Wed Jan 23 14:15:21 UTC 2013
James Pearson <james-p at moving-picture.com>

fred smith wrote:
> 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
> and dunno either what I've done wrong, or what other things need to be
> brought over.
> Clues appreciated. :)

In case anyone is interested, I managed to rebuild firefox 18.0.1 on 
CentOS 5 (i686) without too many problems

It appears to run fine on CentOS 5

If anyone wants to know the details, then let me know

James Pearson