Thunderbird 2.0 dumps core on second file open op

Howard Goldstein hg at
Thu Apr 26 23:36:56 UTC 2007

youshi10 at wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, Howard Goldstein wrote:
>> Jan Henrik Sylvester wrote:
>>> I guess I would have to update all gnome packages from 2.16 to 2.18 
>>> to see if it helps... but since Howard Goldstein rebuild all his 
>>> ports, he can probably confirm that this happens with the current ports.
>> Unfortunately it does still happen for me. For those ports I'm at 
>> these versions:
>> gnome-vfs-2.18.1_1  GNOME Virtual File System
>> libgnome-2.18.0_1   Libraries for GNOME, a GNU desktop environment
> If you don't mind me asking, what are the file types, and about how 
> large are these files?

An appx 1K rc file (.nvidia-settings-rc), in another case a one page 29K 

> Could everyone affected by this issue document a few more steps of what 
> they do to cause Thunderbird to coredump, please?

1. start thunderbird
2. ^M or click on the write message label
3. attach any file
4. send an email to self, garbage or empty message, take the default 
subject or change it to garbage.
5. ^M to compose another message
6. at any point from this point on , attaching a file will coredump

> Also, uname -a would be helpful.

cally:~$ uname -a
FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE #1: Sat Mar 31 
20:04:48 EDT 2007     hg at  i386

gnome is not the desktop on this system...

(FWIW, building and installing with -DWITHOUT_GNOME -DWITHOUT_GNOMEVFS 
as hinted by the pr does not make a difference)

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