R: Re: firefox 4 crashes after last nspluginwrapper-devel

Barbara barbara.xxx1975 at libero.it
Thu Mar 31 22:27:42 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:
>> >> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=422486+0+current/cvs
>> >>-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 libflashplugin.so 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?

$ nspluginwrapper -l
  Original plugin: /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/libflashplayer.so
  Plugin viewer: /usr/local/lib/nspluginwrapper/i386/linux/npviewer
  Wrapper version string: 1.3.0

>> 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.

I'm currently using it on 8_STABLE/i386.

> 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.

I'm 100% sure I've never run it as root.
Do you think that rebuilding FF4 WITH_DEBUG could be of any help to understand 
what's going on?


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