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FS#62417 - Firefox up to 65.x works. No 66.x version starts. XFCE desktop

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Marek Kozlowski (guayaseal) - Sunday, 21 April 2019, 10:23 GMT
Last edited by Antonio Rojas (arojas) - Sunday, 21 April 2019, 10:30 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture x86_64
Severity Critical
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


ArchLinux up-to-date with XFCE desktop environment on ThinkPad T430s (Intel video). No custom settings. Firefox 65 works fine. No 66 version works. When starting the following message is displayed:
$ firefox
XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/lib/firefox/
/usr/lib/firefox/ undefined symbol: FT_Palette_Select
Couldn't load XPCOM.

Additional info:
* package version(s): 66.0.3-1 as well as other 66.x
* config and/or log files etc. add-ons: duckduck privacy essentials + adblock plus
* link to upstream bug report, if any

Steps to reproduce:
Upgrade firefox to 66.x. Start it.
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Closed by  Antonio Rojas (arojas)
Sunday, 21 April 2019, 10:30 GMT
Reason for closing:  Not a bug
Additional comments about closing:  You are using an unsupported freetype