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Re: Strange firefox behaviour

On Sat, 20 Oct 2012 07:07:16 -0700 (PDT)
Paul Goyette <> wrote:
> I recently upgraded all of my 300+ packages to pkgsrc-2012Q3, and I'm 
> seeing some very wierd stuff in firefox.  It would be nice to know if 
> anyone else has seen anything similar - even nicer if there is a
> known cure!
> The worst problem is:
> At unpredictable times, some of the hyperlinks' text will suddenly be 
> displayed as a solid rectangular area, rather than as text.  Usually, 
> the entire text block is affected, but sometimes it affects only the 
> upper or lower portion.  And usually the solid color is black, but I 
> have seen shades of gray and blue.

FWIW I am also seeing this.  I thought that it was due to some strange
video card issue.  I just installed NetBSD -current on this server and
so I had no previous NetBSD history on it.  I didn't relate it to
Firefox because I thought I saw it in other programs as well but I
can't recall them now.  Opera does not seem to have this issue.

I am going to install Thunderbird and see if that has the same

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <> IM:darcy%Vex.Net@localhost

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