Firefox: tidy-up for Alpine 3.9 release
I have a few comments on Firefox state on Alpine and suggestions for
First, package firefox-esr (52.9.0 on Alpine) lives in community but firefox (62.0.3 on Alpine) lives in testing.
Well, firefox should be in community too. The packages are very similar besides the rust/cargo dependency and both have been shown to work.
When you go to firefox.com, the default is Alpine’s @testing version.
OK, second point.
For Alpine release 3.9 it would be great if those packages could be upgraded.
firefox-esr is already on version 60 upstream and firefox is on version 64.
firefox-esr needs to stay low because rust on Alpine is x64 only for
I think the latest firefox that didn’t need rust was firefox 53.
firefox on the other hand can be upgraded all the way to version 64.
Just an idea to get firefox in shape to the 3.9 release.
Even more important now then ever.
(from redmine: issue id 9815, created on 2018-12-31, closed on 2019-01-10)