Re: netscape crashes on potato
On Sun, 23 May 1999, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> On Sat, May 22, 1999 at 11:13:56PM -0400, Greg Stark wrote:
> > So the people who don't see crashes, which version of Netscape are you using?
> > Do you use java successfully in Netscape? Do you have plugger installed? Do
> > you have any other plugins installed? Which versions of libc are you using?
> I haven't had any problem with navigator versions 4.07 and 4.6, as well
> as communicator 4.08. I did have a problem with 4.51 crashing, however.
> I have used java and plugger. I think I had libc6 (2.0.x) with 4.07 and
> have use both 2.0 and 2.1 with 4.08 and 4.6.
I have been having the "Netscape crashes with bus error when a window is
closed" problem for some time now. My system is up-to-date with potato.
Last week, I decided to test this problem with every 'navigator-smotif-*'
package. Every navigator-smotif-* package in slink and potato (that's
versions 4.06, 4.07, 4.08, 4.5 and 4.6) was affected.
BTW, this crash happens both when I hit the 'close window' button and when
I hit the 'Close' option in the 'File' menu. But it doesn't happen every
time I do this. My impression is that it even has begun to happen less
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