firefox and thunderbird is broken on sparc64

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Nov 24 23:13:25 GMT 2005

On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 11:58:09AM +0300, Andrew Belashov wrote:
> >Submitter-Id:	current-users
> >Originator:	Andrew Belashov
> >Organization:	JSC CenterTelecomm
> >Confidential:	no
> >Synopsis:	firefox and thunderbird is broken on sparc64
> >Severity:	serious
> >Priority:	medium
> >Category:	sparc64
> >Class:		sw-bug
> >Release:	FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE sparc64
> >Environment:
> System: FreeBSD bel.localdomain 6.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #1: Fri Nov
> 18 09:18:09 MSK 2005 bel at bel.localdomain:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SUNC3D sparc64
> Same result at FreeBSD 5.3, FreeBSD 5.4 and other versions.

It's worked for me in that timeframe.  Try to

* remove your ~/.firefox directory (old versions cause crashes)

* Check what threading library you are using (libthr used to be broken
on sparc64)

* Try 6.0.

* Remove all port dependencies and reinstall them from scratch.


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