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netscape4-navigator Netscape ver 4 navigator web-surfboard
4.08 www Deleted on this many watch lists=3 search for ports that depend on this port Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port
Forbidden FORBIDDEN: "Has a serious security hole, use 4.77 or later instead. (These ports are available only for linux version and alpha arch. Looks Netscape has stopped to release new FreeBSD native binary)"
Maintainer: search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: unknown
License: not specified in port
This is the netscape web-surfboard.  Please read the file
"/usr/local/lib/netscape/LICENSE" for the licensing terms.

Note: If the standalone navigator hangs on startup eating all CPU
time, find the user_pref("browser.startup.license_accepted", ...);
line in your ~/.netscape/preferences.js and move it to the end of
the file, or remove it, if simply moving doesn't help.
Don't forget to report this bug to Netscape Team.

Note: If Java applets fail to display.  Type this as root:
		cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc
		chmod 444 fonts.dir
      And then exit and restart your X server.
SVNWeb : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

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Runtime dependencies:
  1. netscape : www/netscape-wrapper
  2. : x11/XFree86-aoutlibs
There are no ports dependent upon this port

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Number of commits found: 4

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
17 Nov 2002 06:21:51
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.08
sada search for other commits by this committer
Remove all netscape ports with a vulnerability of JRE.
Submitted by:   trevor
Silently agreed by:     maintainers
19 Aug 2001 09:33:28
files touched by this commit
knu search for other commits by this committer
Avoid the usage of a variable named "BROWSER", not to conflict with   user's
environment variable with the same name.    
08 Oct 2000 08:11:25
files touched by this commit
asami search for other commits by this committer
Convert category www to new layout.  
01 Jun 2000 10:31:39
files touched by this commit
asami search for other commits by this committer
Remove some empty directories.  Also convert netscape4-navigator to   use

Number of commits found: 4

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