[blfs-dev] FireFox 29.0.1

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Tue Jun 3 08:27:25 PDT 2014


On Tue, Jun 03, 2014 at 08:36:09AM +0200, thorsten wrote:
> >  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

 That sounds very possible - my own cairo builds do not use that
switch (I use icewm and fluxbox, I'm not sure which bleeding-edge
window managers require this switch).

ĸen
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