mozilla's install hanging on amd64

Lars Tunkrans lars.tunkrans at
Sun Apr 10 05:01:08 PDT 2005

Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-04-10 at 00:19 -0400, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
>>I've enabled Calendar in www/mozilla. The port builds fine, but at the
>>install time it hangs at:
>>I can see regxpcom running at full steam consuming all available CPU.
>>I first blamed the -O2 switch, but exactly the same thing happens after
>>a complete rebuild of the port with -O. This is on a single-processor
>>Opteron system. According to ktrace, the regxpcom process is doing
>>nothing, but occasional:
>>	3237 regxpcom RET   kse_release 0
>>	3237 regxpcom CALL  kse_release(0x7fffffefef50)
>>Any ideas? Thanks!
> Does this happen without the calendar enabled?  Perhaps there is a bug
> in that code.  I'm not so sure the calendar code has been as scrutinized
> on amd64.
> Joe

This is not a new problem. I reported it om the freebsd-Mozilla list last september.
Its regxpcom that ends up in a tight loop.

At that point no one took notice :-(
Its an intermittent problem. Sometimes one gets stuck and sometimes not.


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