firefox 4 crashes after last nspluginwrapper-devel

Jung-uk Kim jkim at
Thu Mar 31 17:31:09 UTC 2011

On Thursday 31 March 2011 02:34 am, Barbara wrote:
> >On Wednesday 30 March 2011 07:03 pm, Barbara wrote:
> >> I'm referring to this commit:
> >>
> >>-po rts
> >>
> >> After updating nspluginwrapper-devel, firefox instead of
> >> randomly freezing for few seconds after closing o reloading a
> >> tab with a flash running, crashes, which is even more annoying.
> >> Now after the crash I have 2 core files: one for firefox-bin and
> >> one for npviewer-bin.
> >> Anyone else seeing the same?
> >
> >Did you reinstall wrapper in your
> > ~/.mozilla/plugins directory?
> >
> >Just making sure...
> >
> >Jung-uk Kim
> I run "nspluginwrapper -a -v -i" in that directory, as I always did
> after upgrading that port.
> I think that you are talking about that, aren't you?

Yes.  I hardly use '-a', though.  Can you please show me 
'nspluginwrapper -l' output?

> I'd like to add that, from what I saw until now, the problem seems
> happining only with FF4.
> My "main" browser is www/seamonkey2 and I had no crash with it and
> *it seems* (suggestion?not enough tests?) that the freezing
> behaviour is gone. I think that Fedora still uses FF3.6.*, so maybe
> the fix is good only for the pre-2 libxul/xulrunner/gecko engine,
> maybe the glue part...?. Is that possible?

Actually I myself use Firefox 4 on CURRENT/amd64 and I've never 
experienced such problem.  Long ago, I had stale plugins around 
(i.e., accidentally ran 'nspluginwrapper -i' as root, which installed 
wrappers in system-wide location) and it caused such crash, though.

Jung-uk Kim

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