Subject: Re: firefox 1.0.1 behaviour changed badly on current/i386
To: None <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/15/2005 14:26:29
In article <38914.7415561185$>,
	David Brownlee <> writes:
> On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
>> In article <21879.9311238856$>,
>> 	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'?

The compreg.dat thing took care of the "clear" button problem. I think
removing from the package would be fine.