ports/105589: Firefox 2.0 segfaults when saving more than one
file per session
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=
>> in KDE to see if it will help. It doesn't make any sense to me, becau=
>> there is no problem in Fluxbox.
> 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) =
> 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 =
> 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=
> 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=
> more knowledgeable in firefox/gtk.
> - Micah
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