firefox panics in run-time relocation code

Andrew Belashov bel at
Wed Oct 27 00:20:05 PDT 2004

Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 06:09:14PM +0400, Andrew Belashov wrote:
>>firefox compiled from ports.
>>Someone has the same problem?
> It segfaulted when I gave it a try two months ago when looking at the
> state of xorg on sparc64 but I can't remeber where. I think it was in
> it's own code though and not in rtld or I'd remember.
> Did firefox ever work on sparc64? Mozilla didn't work until Thomas
> Moestl fixed it (still works) and these patches where brought over to
> firefox but I'm not aware if firefox was tested on sparc64 so far.

I have working Firefox/0.8 (Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; FreeBSD sparc64; ru-RU;
rv:1.6) Gecko/20040407 Firefox/0.8) compiled from ports with

Also, I use old Mozilla 1.6 (Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; FreeBSD sparc64; en-US;
rv:1.6) Gecko/20040407) compiled from ports with same XFree86 libraries.

Both working packages compiled 7-8 Apr 2004 on FreeBSD/sparc64 5.2-CURRENT.

Old package of Firefox/0.8 working with xorg-libraries-6.7.0_2.
(I remove new version and force install package and symlinking new version
of many shared libraries to old version, for example:
/usr/local/lib/ -> /usr/local/lib/,
/usr/X11R6/lib/ -> /usr/X11R6/lib/

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