Re: Firefox locale packages still crashing during install
>>>>> On Wed, 6 Apr 2005 22:21:21 -0700, David Mosberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
David> Emeric, Since I was working on fixing mozilla-firefox anyhow,
David> I decided to take another look at this problem and it turns
David> out that a rebuild does NOT fix the problem. Instead, the
David> root cause for this crash is due to an ia64-specific bug in
David> the XPCOM facility. Specifically, any XPCOM call with more
David> than 7 arguments would cause garbage to be passed in
David> arguments 8-N and that could easily lead to a crash. In the
David> case of update-mozilla-firefox-chrome, it was a call to a
David> invoking mozilla-firefox -debug and then typing "r -register"
David> inside gdb).
David> I have a patch and will post it shortly after some more