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Re: Firefox segfaults if no fonts are installed

On Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 07:44:06PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> Mozilla software has been just crashing since at least the single digit
> versions when fontconfig wouldn't find any font. If it looks rubbish,
> you might have some bitmap font or the like available somewhere.

Basically we should patch mozilla to exit with a reasonable error message
and try to push that change upstream (even if they may have not cared
in previous attemmpts - if there have been any).

But: how do you get into a situation where you have X but not any of the
standard fonts installed? I would expect even the base system xfont.tgz plus
whatever gets installed as (indirect) dependencies for the pkg to be good

So, put diferently: two questions:
 - do you do something strange to get to firefox w/o fonts?
 - does firefox work if you start it without you current profile?


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