Subject: Re: firefox 1.0.1 behaviour changed badly on current/i386
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/15/2005 14:04:14
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> In article <21879.9311238856$>,
> 	David Brownlee <> writes:
>> On Sat, 12 Mar 2005, Mark Davies wrote:
>>>> Same on Linux/i386 (build from source using recent pkgsrc, both 1.0 and
>>>> 1.0.1 versions).
>>> We got rid of the "Alert boxes with no text" problem here by
>>> deleting  /usr/pkg/lib/firefox-gtk2/components/ (after seeing the
>>> following on tech-pkg:
>>  	The official 1.01 Linux installer does not include
>>  	Would anyone have any objections to stopping the pkgsrc firefox
>>  	entry from installing it? I've removed it from my system and
>>  	things just seem to be much less annoying :)
> I just tried moving out of the way, and that's not a very
> satisfactory solution. It seems to do a lot more than just pop-up bogus
> dialog boxes.  For instance, when you click the "clear" button to clear
> the forms data, the button doesn't go gray. Same for the cache clear.

 	Are you using any special compile flags on firefox?
 	Also, did you 'rm ~/.mozilla/firefox/*/compreg.dat'?

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