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Re: netscape status?



In article <87pv34t2yv.fsf@x2-295.mtl.Generation.NET>,
Greg Stark  <gsstark@mit.edu> wrote:
>
>So a while back there was a discussion of why netscape core dumps so
>frequently, and the suggestion was that there was some kind of egcs
>optimization bug in the X libraries. Has this been dealt with? Because I still
>see netscape crashing every few minutes and it's becoming increasingly
>maddening. 
>
>greg

I hate to bring Redhat into this but their netscape package actually
uses a wrap-around script to work around some of the libc6 2.1 bugs. I have
been using a modified version of it to work with my potato system and it's 
been behaving pretty well so far.

Amy

--

#!/bin/sh

netscape_path="/usr/local/netscape4.6/netscape"

locale_load=/lib/libBrokenLocale.so.1
if [ ! -f $locale_load ] ; then
        locale_load=
fi
if [ -n "$locale_load" ] ; then
        LD_PRELOAD=$locale_load
        export LD_PRELOAD
fi

if [ -z "$*" ]; then
        HOMEPAGE=/usr/doc/HTML/index.html
        if [ -f $HOME/.netscape/preferences.js ]; then
                if grep "browser.startup.homepage" \
                  $HOME/.netscape/preferences.js > /dev/null; then
                        HOMEPAGE=""
                fi
        fi
        exec $netscape_path $HOMEPAGE
else
        exec $netscape_path $*
fi

-- 
"We Suzaku Seishi aren't smart enough to give up!!!"  Tasuki (Fushigi Yuugi)

I don't speak for anyone but myself.
              Amy Fong (afong@furryterror.org)


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