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Old 11-08-2013, 02:09 AM   #1
yuchankit
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Creating a firefox package


I'm currently running 13.37 and the newest package of firefox out in the patches directory is 17.0. I wonder if it is possible to create a Slackware installation package of current version of Firefox (25.0).

Right now, I simply extract the tar.bz2 file that I downloaded from the firefox website and run the firefox binary inside the extracted package. But I don't feel that's the right way to do it :-(

It would be great if you guys can point or suggest a better solution.

Thank you.
 
Old 11-08-2013, 02:19 AM   #2
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ruario is kindly providing this script that should be useful for you

http://www.panix.com/~ruari/latest-firefox
 
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Old 11-08-2013, 06:21 AM   #3
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I use this script to build Firefox on Slackware 14, works great!
 
Old 11-09-2013, 01:50 AM   #4
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The script proves to work well.

Thank you!
 
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