Subject: Re: Broken applications in recent -current
To: Paulo Alexandre Pinto Pires <>
From: Marcin Jessa <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/15/2005 09:53:27
On Wed, 14 Dec 2005 03:08:17 -0200
Paulo Alexandre Pinto Pires <> wrote:

> Hi.
> I have been having trouble with some applications in NetBSD/i386
> after I upgraded in 12/08 (before lwp merge), and also after
> upgrading it again today (12/13).  Affected applications include
> kmail (natively built) and firefox-linux 1.0.7 Flash player plug-in.

All I can say is my Kmail works fine. I installed NetBSD on my desktop
from scratch a couple of days ago with fresh KDE 3.5.
 [yazzy@yazzy:~]> pkg_info | grep kdepim
kdepim-3.5.0        Personal Information Management tools for the KDE

[yazzy@yazzy:~]> uname -a
NetBSD 3.99.14 NetBSD 3.99.14 (YAZZY) #1: Tue Dec 13
20:11:58 CET 2005 i386

> I couldn't track down either problem farther than kmail, after
> starting and displaying its initial window, stops waiting for some
> mysterious thing in a sigsuspend14() call. 

Maybe something not ritht in /tmp ? 
/tmp/.ICE-unix not chown root:wheel ?

> Flash player is even more
> strange: it hangs and causes firefox to also stop responding, but as
> soon as successfully I kill the hung firefox (with SIGKILL), about
> one second of audio from the flash movie gets played.
> I thought it could be related to some library change, and rebuilt the
> entire KDE package, to no good.
> Has anyone else seen this?  Any ongoing open PR?
> P.S.: Some may notice I am using kmail right now, but it is from
> another (not-yet-upgraded) machine.
> -- 
> 	Pappires
> ... Qui habet aurem audiat quid Spiritus dicat ecclesiis.