TESTERS WANTED: Possible fix to Firefox crash
gsam at trini0.org
Sat Oct 16 10:15:09 PDT 2004
Gerard Samuel wrote:
> Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>> Got Firefox? Got crashes? Apply the patch at
>> http://www.marcuscom.com/downloads/firefox.diff, and see if the crashes
>> go away.
>> To apply the patch, do the following:
>> # cd /usr/ports/www
>> # patch -p < /path/to/firefox.diff
>> Then upgrade Firefox. You can use http://www.marcuscom.com/xxx.html to
>> test to see if the crash is still present, but I would prefer you to
>> test some other known crashing sites as well. Thanks.
> Im going to have to burst your bubble.
> Im running FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p9, and applied your patch,
> and Firefox crashes on your test site, and on my own site (of which it
> didn't before the patch).
> Just to make sure, Im going to reinstall the previous version of
> Firefox, just to make
> sure that it doesn't crash on my own site.
> I'll report back when I get it reinstalled...
After I reinstalled the previous version, Firefox was still crashing.
So I reapplied the patch, and removed /var/db/ports/firefox, and
Now it doesn't crash on my site, or at Joe's test site (dont know if the
anything to do with it)...
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