Subject: Re: Closing firefox does not stops firefox-bin
To: Juan RP <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/05/2007 13:32:17
On Mon, 5 Mar 2007 19:16:56 +0100
Juan RP <> wrote:

> Hi, I'm running NetBSD/amd64 -current (with sources from yesterday)
> and after building lots of apps finally built firefox.
> Firefox worked perfectly until I closed it... I could see that it
> was still running (firefox-bin) and taking 100% cpu, killing it
> reported a core:
Yes, I've seen this, too, on i386.  I think it's more thread-related

This is as badly as I've ever seen -current broken.  I'm trying to
figure out how best to do a full downgrade to a system from two weeks
ago; I'm finding -current quite unusable at the moment.  Fortunately, I
only upgraded my laptop, but I leave on a trip late tomorrow.

		--Steve Bellovin,