[CentOS] Firefox for CentOS

Wed Mar 8 15:25:34 UTC 2017
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 03/08/2017 09:10 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Hi, Johnny,
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> I am currently building the latest Firefox updates and I have noticed
>> that they have upgraded the CentOS-7 Firefox from the ESR tree (45.8) to
>> the mainline tree (Currently firefox-52.0).  They have left EL5 and EL6
>> at the ESR level (45.8.0-2).
>> EL7:
>> https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0461.html
>> EL5 and EL6:
>> https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0459.html
>> As stated above, I am currently building and testing these, so they are
>> not yet released .. just preparing people for the changes.
> In your testing, you might test the situation I posted yesterday: CentOS
> 7.3, current firefox, most recent flash-plugin (1 Mar). In one tab, using
> noscript, I enabled youtube and googlevideo. It affected a *separate*
> firefox window, opened from the firefox file menu. The video played, and
> went to play something else. I closed the tab, which is the *only* place
> that youtube was enabled. Instead, it kept playing. I actually shut down
> firefox altogether... and it kept playing. It didn't stop until I brought
> up firefox again, opened the original tab, and disabled youtube there.
> *Then*, and only then, did it stop playing.

My only testing makes sure it works like the one in RHEL .. We don't
make technical changes to our RPMs.

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