[CentOS] [OT] firefox 45.5.1

Tue Dec 13 12:40:52 UTC 2016
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 12/08/2016 09:47 AM, geo.inbox.ignored wrote:
> On 12/08/2016 08:04 AM, Jonathan Billings wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 07, 2016 at 12:46:43PM -0600, geo.inbox.ignored wrote:
>>>>   2- where might i find earlier releases of 40.x?
>>>>   3- if i install 40.x in path /var/lib/yum/plugins/local/,
>>>>      will i be able to roll back.
>>> any offers for questions 2 & 3?
>> Short answer: Don't.
>> Long answer:  You're trying to install arbitrary versions of firefox
>> with known vulnerabilities.  You're also using something that isn't
>> supported in CentOS and possibly built against a distro that doesn't
>> have the same build environment and base libraries.  It sounds like
>> you've already got a bunch of local customizations that could possibly
>> be preventing a working web browser.  
> }}
> understood and accepted in relation of firefox.
> was not asking for just 40.x, which used as above.
> to be more exacting, if should have need for some other package,
> is there a site which archives centos packages?
> for example, in attempting to get vivaldi browser working, even with
> latest of releases, there are early *.so files showing as missing.
> tried a web search, no hits.
> with moz devs futzing around with firefox as they have been lately,
> it would be nice to have another browser handy for sites that
> firefox does not handle.
All old centos packages are in vault.centos.org:


However, running packages with known security issues is not recommended.

Johnny Hughes

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