ports/105589: Firefox 2.0 segfaults when saving more than one file per session

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Thu Dec 7 09:10:17 PST 2006

The following reply was made to PR ports/105589; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Jeremy Messenger" <mezz7 at cox.net>
To: Micah <micahjon at ywave.com>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: ports/105589: Firefox 2.0 segfaults when saving more than one file per session
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2006 11:02:19 -0600

 On Wed, 06 Dec 2006 13:04:22 -0600, Micah <micahjon at ywave.com> wrote:
 > Jeremy Messenger wrote:
 >> I still can't reproduce it. I think, it might be something in the  =
 >> between of KDE vs libgnome or something else. Perhaps, you can try to=
 >> run "/usr/local/libexec/gnome-settings-daemon &" before you run firef=
 ox  =
 >> in KDE to see if it will help. It doesn't make any sense to me, becau=
 se  =
 >> there is no problem in Fluxbox.
 >>  Cheers,
 >> Mezz
 > Any hope of getting this bug reopened?
 This PR has never been closed. It is still open and feedback.
 > There are now more people
 > reporting it and more backtraces to examine.
 > I've followed the execution through kdbg and Firefox segfaults when
 > executing line 583 of mozilla/widget/src/gtk2/nsFilePicker.cpp:
 > gint response =3D gtk_dialog_run (GTK_DIALOG (file_chooser));
 > Indicating it's either a GTK bug or Firefox isn't prepping the
 > file_chooser properly. I haven't been able to follow the execution pas=
 > that point (not sure how to setup my environment for that). Since the
 > problems cropped up in thunderbird and firefox after the gnome upgrade=
 > it's probably a mozilla/gtk incompatibility. BTW, before the segfault =
 > the debugger shows my stacktrace as being the same (up-to that point) =
 as  =
 > the ones Indigo posted, but after the segfault the trace is shorter - =
 > probably means the stack is getting trashed by the bug.
 > I tried to test the uninstall libgnome fix to see how it's affecting  =
 > firefox. Running firefox without libgnome causes libimgicon.so and  =
 > libmozgnome.so to fail to load. I removed first alternately then both =
 > libimgicon and libmozgnome while libgnome was still installed, but  =
 > firefox still crashed, so the problem is not in either of those  =
 > libraries.
 > Debian /may/ be seeing a similar bug, but I couldn't find any followup=
 > info on it: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=3D399406
 > Lastly, I'm almost done doing a portupgrade -af just in case there's  =
 > something wrong with the /usr/ports/UPDATING instructions for the gnom=
 e  =
 > upgrade. The majority of software has been rebuilt - but firefox still=
 > shows the bug. There's not much else I can do without help from someon=
 e  =
 > more knowledgeable in firefox/gtk.
 > - Micah
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