use of menus crashes Firefox?

Keith Seyffarth weif at
Wed Jan 19 02:53:30 UTC 2011

Chuck Swiger <cswiger at> writes:

> On Jan 18, 2011, at 6:01 PM, Keith Seyffarth wrote:
>> $ gdb --exec=firefox3
>> This GDB was configured as
>> "i386-marcel-freebsd"."/usr/local/bin/firefox3": not in executable
>> format: File format not recognized
> What does "file /usr/local/bin/firefox3" say?

$ file /usr/local/bin/firefox3
/usr/local/bin/firefox3: Bourne shell script text executable

> If it's a Linux binary, then you might not be able to debug it with
> the native gdb, although the point of a binary executable format like
> ELF should allow cross-debugging.  It also implies that you might need
> to tweak your Linux emulation version (sysctl
> compat.linux.osrelease)...

I don't think it's a Linux version - it's installed from
/usr/ports/www/firefox35 rather than /usr/ports/www/linux-firefox

Thanks again,

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