User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030117 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030117 Windows GDI SVG builds have been missing gdiplus.dll found in earlier builds. This problem was first noticed around 10-12th January. Without the file Mozilla will hang at the splash screen. Copying the file from an older installation into the bin directory allows mozilla to load as normal. See here for more information http://www.mozillazine.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=4479 Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce:
my build automation should now include gdiplus.dll - reopen if it's missing
gdiplus.dll seems to be missing from builds again. I had to install it manually for 2003032809/win98 and it was missing for previous builds as well. Having read the build instructions for the SVG build, I'll resummarise this bug as an encahncement, and file another bug about the fact that Mozilla just hangs at the splash screen if gdiplus.dll is missing (I tried several builds and assumed they were broken before I remembered this issue existed at all).
Filed bug 199771 on the lack of an error message.
until i screw up the automation again this is fixed