Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#10513 closed enhancement (fixed)


Reported by: ken@… Owned by: ken@…
Priority: normal Milestone: 8.3
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


As with the betas for 59, does not provide a direct clickable link for the source. The SOURCE file is just text of links, for .tar.bz2 the link is which as you might expect downloads c61f5(etc).tar.bz2 which has a directory name of


For the book, this looks like it is going to be messy. I suppose we can use wget to insert the mozilla-release- onto the tarball name, or perhaps change it to firefox-59.0.tar.bz2 - but it will need a note of the directory name and wget will need to be added as a dependency.

This is the same file as was used for (candidate) build5, which is what I'm using at the moment. It no longer builds with system cairo (some of the code disagrees about the parameters used for at least one function).

Change History (4)

comment:1 by ken@…, 6 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book to ken@…
Status: newassigned

comment:2 by ken@…, 6 years ago

Hmm, I tried putting a wget example in a Note, but it overflows and looks awful. I've now used (only for the wget example). That works out much better.

comment:3 by ken@…, 6 years ago

Release notes are at and the security fixes (CVE-2018-5125 to CVE-2018-5143, two memory corruption issues rated as critical, four others rated as high) are at

comment:4 by ken@…, 6 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed at r19946.

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