Subject: Re: firefox breaks when I go to the print menu
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: segv <email@example.com>
Date: 08/14/2005 22:16:08
On Sun, 14 Aug 2005 17:11:17 -0400
"Steven M. Bellovin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In message <email@example.com>, segv writes:
> >On Sun, 14 Aug 2005 22:08:29 +0200
> >Petter Lindquist <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> David Rio Deiros wrote:
> >> >Hi,
> >> >
> >> >I compiled firefox from packages. It works great but it breaks
> >> >everytime I go to the printer menu.
> >> >I am running NetBSD 2.0 and my pkgsrc tree is uptodate.
> >> >Any idea what is going on?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> I can confirm that printing is still broken.
> >> firefox-gtk1 1.0.6
> >> NetBSD i386 BETA 3 from 2005-07-27
> >> Pages without frames and plain pictures works some times. Framed pages
> >> crashes instantly.
> >> It seems to be pthreads related according to .core file.
> >Do you have a URL of a page that crashes firefox?
> hangs firefox on my machine if I click "print". (If it matters, I'm
> running -current, xorg, and firefox-1.0.6nb1 compiled from source a
> week ago.)
> By "hangs" I mean it never does anything productive, but seems to be in
> an infinit CPU loop. It doesn't even refresh its piece of the screen.
> This is one of two failure modes I see, the other of course being a
> core dump.
> --Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
I just tried it and it prints it fine, the only difference is:
1. I'm running NetBSD-3_BETA
2. Native XFree86
3. firefox-1.0.6 built with gtk2