Subject: Re: Mozilla Firebird problems on current
To: None <>
From: Soren Jacobsen <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/08/2004 17:15:41
On 01/08 02:42, Tomas wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running current from 4th or 5th of January. 
> I've built Mozilla Firebird (wanted to have usable
> graphical browser on my 200Mhz/64MB PC ;) ) from
> pkgsrc and installed it. When I started it for the
> first time it loaded OK and even worked more or less
> OK. But after a few browsing sessions it stoped to
> work. When I start the browser from the shell it
> simply exits without any error messages.
> How can I diagnose and fix the problem?

If you're building with MOZILLA_USE_XFT, try running
/usr/X11R6/bin/fc-cache -fv.  Emphasis on the /usr/X11R6.  I've had
Mozilla Firebird behave as you describe.  In fact, it now seems to "go
bad" at least once a week.  Rebuilding the fontconfig cache (_only_ with
the fc-cache binary built from xsrc) brings it back to life.