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Re: firefox dumping core after NetBSD upgrade wrote:
>On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 08:41:49AM +0100, Sad Clouds wrote:
>> On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:05:57 -0700
>> bch <> wrote:
>> > I quit running Firefox on my (-current) laptop months ago because the
>> > build process (rust, esp) was so brutal. Have there been any
>> > community efforts to organize the build artifacts from bleeding-edge
>> > environments to avoid repeating (and failing, in my case) this most
>> > horrible build?
>> What's the alternative, I've not used NetBSD for desktop tasks for a
>> while now, but I wish recent Opera browser was available for NetBSD. I
>> suppose you could run it with Linux emulation, but not sure how well it
>> works on NetBSD. Last time I tried, which was years ago, there were
>> some display issues, i.e. scrolling text up/down would produce these
>> annoying lagging artefacts, etc.
>Firefox works great. The discussion here isn't about firefox being
>broken on netbsd, it's being broken across an update. That usually
>happens due to some kind of binary incompatibility being introduced.

I'm not sure this is down to a binary incompatibility.

I started seeing the same thing recently too even when Firefox and all
its dependencies have been rebuilt from source.

Google Maps triggers it for me.

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