Slackware Current Updates Friday August 21: Firefox Aurora Now Requires libepoxy

This morning I installed last Friday’s updates to Slackware-current on my home workstation. Afterwords, I noticed that Firefox 42.0a2 (2015-08-24) won’t start, complaining about the lack of libepoxy.

UPDATE: 2015-08-25: The Friday updates to -current included the addition of libepoxy to the official Slackware install.  I failed to do install-new.

The easiest fix would have been to run:

slackpkg install-new

Instead, I installed libepoxy using the .SlackBuild from slackbuilds.org.

Firefox Aurora works fine under Slackware 14.1 without libepoxy.

Happy Slacking!
Stu…

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