[Bug 238734] [NEW] /usr/bin/firefox managed by alternatives
ubuntu at cafuego.net
Tue Jun 10 01:29:22 UTC 2008
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: firefox-3.0
I was wondering if it would be possible to have the /usr/bin/firefox
symlink be managed by `alternatives'.
I mainly use FF2, as a bunch of web development add-ons have not been
(fully) ported to FF3 and have been managing the `firefox' symlink by
hand thusfar. However, each time a FF3 update is installed, the symlink
is overwritten. When I then start `firefox' my FF2 profile is trashed by
FF3 and I need to clean it out.
I've now added a divert, which sort of fixes the issue, but I'm sure I'm
not the only one who prefers to run FF2 and starts it via the CLI, so a
more elegant way of managing this symlink might be nice.
** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
** Affects: firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
** Also affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
/usr/bin/firefox managed by alternatives
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