zlib-1.2.5 => firefox crash

Nathan Coulson conathan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 22:43:24 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 8:25 PM, xinglp <xinglp at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've configured libxml2-2.7.6 with --without-zlib to avoid a coredump
> when I run xmllint.
> I'm using   zlib-1.2.5
> 2010/6/12 Andrew Benton <b3nton at gmail.com>:
>> Hello world
>> I've been using zlib-1.2.5 for a few days and something I've noticed is
>> that Firefox has become quite crashy (particularly when I try to
>> download something). Thunderbird has also become crashy, there are some
>> emails which cause it to crash as soon as I try to view them. Both
>> Firefox and Thunderbird were compiled with --enable-system-zlib so to
>> see if it was due to the new zlib I recompiled everything (with
>> zlib-1.2.4) and they haven't crashed since. Has anyone else had any
>> problems with zlib-1.2.5?
>> Andy
>> --

I noted libxml 2.7.6 has caused a few segfaults on my system during
installs (compiling OpenOffice, and I found a forum post that
indicated gnome-docs may have the same problem)...  although 2.7.7
fixed it for me

Nathan Coulson (conathan)
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