Mozilla crashes when trying to create email with an attachment

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

MailNews Core
Attachments
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critical
RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: John Nealy, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

Tracking

({crash, stackwanted})

Trunk
x86
NetBSD
crash, stackwanted

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

16 years ago
When composing an email, as soon as I click the attachment button in the toolbar
or choose that option from the menu, all open Mozilla applications (browser and
email) crash.  Using Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; NetBSD i386; en-US; rv:1.1)
Gecko/20020925 built from NetBSD package sources (mozilla-1.1nb1)

Comment 1

16 years ago
can you post stack trace using GDB and/or reproduce this with latest nightly build ?
Keywords: crash, stackwanted
(Reporter)

Comment 2

16 years ago
Running mozilla with gdb gives the following:
 :
 :
(no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...
(no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...
(no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...
(no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...
(no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...
----------------------
PrepareDocumentForEditing
(no debugging symbols found)...
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x485cde92 in memcpy () from /usr/lib/libc.so.12
(gdb) q
The program is running.  Exit anyway? (y or n) y
$

Updated

16 years ago
QA Contact: trix → yulian
QA Contact: yulian → stephend
still happening with newer version(s)?
(bug cleaning)
Product: MailNews → Core

Comment 4

13 years ago
I have seen a similar problem with Thunderbird 1.0 running on Windows XP service
pack 2. 

It is currently repeatable since this power up, no idea when the last time was
that I succesful sent an attachment so I can't check what has changed since then
and I don't know if the problem will be reproducable after after after I reboot yet.

The only diference with XP is that thunderbird locks up rather than crashes but
I exepct this is more to do with the the XP kernel VM rather than the bug is
different. 

I don't think my install has the reporting agent in (plus I don't know how to
force a core dump to be sent) so any advice on how I can help would be
appreciated (while the bug is still reproducable).
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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