zlib-1.2.5 => firefox crash

Nathan Coulson conathan at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 18:22:35 PDT 2010

> 2010/6/15 Nathan Coulson <conathan at gmail.com>:
>> 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)
>> ------
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 2:17 AM, xinglp <xinglp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Then zlib or libxml error?

Well, I suppose updating both could be a solution...
Nathan Coulson (conathan)
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