[blfs-dev] FireFox 29.0.1

thorsten fly_b747 at gmx.de
Mon Jun 2 23:36:09 PDT 2014

>  What really puzzles me is why some firefox issues seem to affect
> very few people.  On one of my older systems I had to change
> _something_ in the last couple of months when I upgraded firefox (I
> no longer remember the details, but I think it was a specific
> version of gcc which caused it) and found one open firefox bug
> showing the exact problem.  But a lot of people build firefox on, or
> for, old systems using i686 or x86_64 (e.g. distros do it!) and
> nobody else had seen the problem.

For what it is worth, I think my crashes maybe/could/are likely
connected to the xcb backend of cairo. I used --enable-xlib-xcb with
cairo and the patch which fixes it for me is patching code for xcb.

So perhaps those two of you which also have crashes did enable xcb also?



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