crash just by viewing this page



15 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: Jon Åslund, Assigned: asa)


Firefox Tracking Flags

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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; Debian/ Gecko/20030305 Galeon/1.3.3
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; Debian/ Gecko/20030305 Galeon/1.3.3

When I go to that url, the browser doesn't crash immediately. It happens when
you scroll down to the footer.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. go to the url
2. scroll down so you see the end of the page

Actual Results:  
the browser crashes

Expected Results:  
it should just display the page

I think I have been pinned the "bad html" to this part. When I just load this up
in the browser, it crashes. Not immediately as it does on the page when you
scroll to that part, but after a while. You have time to open a new tab, close
the old one. Try to open the file again, then it sometimes crashes.

<span style="letter-spacing: -1">
DOpus, DirOpus, Opus File Manager and Opus for
Windows are trademarks of GPSoftware or associated

It might be related to xft which I have. I downloaded a nightly build and it
didn't crash on the page. I thought the bug might have been fixed, but I also
downloaded a nightly build from 20030505, the same date as my gecko build was from.

Comment 1

15 years ago
wfm, XP Pro SP1 Moz 2003031808. waited for minute, scrolled up and down, let it
hang at the bottom for a while, turned around the screen twice, jumped up and
down and still it won't crash.
[yes, perhaps i should get a job ;)]

I'll check my Linux soon

Comment 2

15 years ago
linux commercial build 2003-03-19-05-trunk wfm
If a nightly does not crash, the problem lies in something Debian did with the
build.  They typically apply a number of patches to "fix" various problems...

Please file this bug with Debian.
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 4

15 years ago
I found it only crashed, when the debian package mozilla-xft was installed, ie.
the same as compiled with xft-support. The bug was reported some time ago and it
seems the fault lies with libxft2.

The nightly binary builds I tested did not have libxft2 support. I haven't
compiled it with xft2 support myself, but as reported in the debian bug report
that crashes mozilla as well.
Odds are that this is a dup, but I'm not sure.
Blocks: 172768
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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