Re: Firefox locale packages still crashing during install
Since I was working on fixing mozilla-firefox anyhow, I decided to
take another look at this problem and it turns out that a rebuild does
NOT fix the problem. Instead, the root cause for this crash is due to
an ia64-specific bug in the XPCOM facility. Specifically, any XPCOM
call with more than 7 arguments would cause garbage to be passed in
arguments 8-N and that could easily lead to a crash. In the case of
that triggered this bug (easily verified by invoking mozilla-firefox
-debug and then typing "r -register" inside gdb).
I have a patch and will post it shortly after some more testing.
>>>>> On Sat, 2 Apr 2005 02:49:43 +0200, email@example.com said:
Emeric> Hi, Am I the only trying to install mozilla-firefox-locale-*
Emeric> packages? I'm still getting a segmentation fault from
Emeric> /usr/sbin/update-mozilla-firefox-chrome during the
Emeric> configuration of mozilla-firefox-locale-fr-fr for example
Emeric> (more details in my previous post in this same list). And
Emeric> unfortunately, the new 1.0.2 Firefox package from yesterday
Emeric> didn't correct the problem.
Emeric> Is it specific to IA-64, only affects 64-bit architectures
Emeric> or is present on all systems?
Emeric> Thanks for any input.
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