[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?

regards

thorsten


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