[blfs-dev] FireFox 29.0.1

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Mon Jun 2 09:29:13 PDT 2014

Em 02-06-2014 11:04, Ken Moffat escreveu:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2014 at 11:31:00AM +0200, thorsten wrote:
>> Am 06/02/14 08:57, schrieb Bruce Dubbs:
>>> thorsten wrote:
>>>>>   The question I want to ask is "how common is this problem ?" - for
>>>>> me, firefox has always crashed from time to time, but I haven't seen
>>>>> consistent problems.  On the (rare) occasions when it disappears,
>>>>> retarting it normally shows no problem.  Is there a site people are
>>>>> willing to mention which always, or even usually, crashes their
>>>>> firefox ?
>>>>> ĸen
>>>> Hello Ken,
>>>> I am on i686 and one site constantly crashing ff is
>>>> www.immobilienscout24.de. If you try to look at the expose of a flat
>>>> there and scroll down the expose, it crashes 99 out of a hundred times.
>>> I'm not using FF, but the site doesn't crash for me.  I'm not sure what
>>> you mean by 'look at the expose of a flat', but scrolling is fine.
>>> I am using seamonkey with noscript.
>> Hello Bruce,
>> the main site does not crash. Sorry for the bad description.
>> If you visit one of the advertised flats, say you search for a flat in
>> Frankfurt and look at one in particular, scrolling down this page, then
>> ff crashes nearly everytime (at least on my system) without the cairo
>> patch.
>> When running in that crash, I used gdb to get a backtrace and it was the
>> NULL bug mentioned in the cairo bugreport. So for me at least the patch
>> fixes it. I do not know, if this is scriptrelated, so perhaps with
>> noscript you don't hit the bug.
>> regards,
>> thorsten
>  Tried 29.0.1 on recent svn x86_64 (Quedlinburg), looked at several
> flats.  Tried 29.0.1 on i686 LFS-7.4 (Rostock), and on i686 recent
> svn (Bad Doberan).  No crashes.  One of the Bad Doberan offerings
> had a video, but that needs flash which I don't have.
>  For Frankfurt I imagine there are far more flats listed, and
> therefore more scope for oddities in the pages.
>  I do remember that firefox has crashed at least twice in recent
> months when looking at sourceforge download pages.  But not
> repeatedly, each time my second attempt was fine [ i.e. these were
> the project page, or the page listing all the available files for
> the project, not any particular mirror ].
>  So, I cannot confirm the problem.
> ĸen

Same with me, ĸen: cannot confirm the problem


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