Why googleearth keeps crashing when photo window is closed?

Yuri yuri at rawbw.com
Mon Jul 19 19:05:42 UTC 2010

On 07/19/2010 11:32, Juergen Lock wrote:
> Hi!
>   I didn't answer at first since my ports weren't up to date and I
> couldn't reproduce the issue, now after updating to latest ports
> and RELENG_8_1 (amd64) googleearth still seems to work just fine
> for me, only gl doesn't work since a) our linux versions of the
> gl-related libs are too old for my card (radeon r730pro i.e. HD
> 4650) and b) I'm on amd64 and I've been told the dri interface may
> be different between i386 and amd64 so the linuxolator could have
> issues emulating gl anyway. (or only with the xorg drivers since
> the nvidia blob may already be handling this problem?)
>   I see you also posted this on the googlearth forum, lets hope they know
> more...

It's very strange, but the problem seems intermittent. It
works after some updates and breaks with some other ones.

At the moment with the current 8.1 and updated ports it
works fine again.

Thank you,

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