User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20031026 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20031026 Mozilla crashes when I try to download a gaim .rpm file from //www.usr-local-bin.org/gaim.php. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1) Navigate to http://www.usr-local-bin.org/gaim.php. 2) Click on the link for gaim-0.71-SuSE.ulb.1.i586.rpm. 3) Mozilla crashes. 4) Please see Talkback Incident Id TB24802219W. Actual Results: Sometimes Mozilla crashes while I am waiting for the download to start. Sometimes Mozilla does not immediately crash, but the screen goes black and no download occurs; in these situations, Mozilla crashes when I press the Back button. Sometimes Mozilla crashes while I am waiting for the download to start. Sometimes Mozilla does not immediately crash, but the screen goes black and no download occurs; in these situations, Mozilla crashes when I press the Back button. My download preference is set to "Open a progress dialog". I can duplicate this problem using Mozilla 1.5.
*** Bug 223784 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
caillon, could you get the talkback incident id?
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20031030 Mozilla crashes on all these links. http://support.sco.com/rn_cgi/partneronline.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=125364 http://support.sco.com/rn_cgi/partneronline.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=125359 http://support.sco.com/rn_cgi/partneronline.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=125361 I have talkback enabled, but the crash does not generate any talkback. Does not happen with Mozilla 1.5 Suggest changing Severity to Blocker or at least Critical.
Dom, John, do you have the RealPlayer plugin installed? Does getting rid of it eliminate the crash?
Yes, I had the RealPlayer plugin installed. Getting rid of it did not prevent the crash.
15 years ago
This is still broken in Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecho/20031110
Forgot to add that this test was done on the same site web pages and that I have no plugins installed.
Still broken in Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031212 MultiZilla/22.214.171.124c nightly.
interesting I can reproduce. console messages: Gtk-WARNING **: invalid cast from `GtkSuperWin' to `GtkWidget' Gtk-WARNING **: invalid cast from `GtkSuperWin' to `GtkWidget' realplayer plugin is installed.
but, it works for me when I remove the realplayer plugin (nightly build 2003121408 linux gtk1)
bz, do you think this is a plugins problem?
WFM in Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031217 MultiZilla/126.96.36.199d even with the RealPlayer plugin installed.
In light of comment 6? Doubtful, if the realplayer plugin was actually uninstalled when that test was done.
Yes, realplayer plugin was actually uninstalled because I did a complete reinstall of Mozilla to make sure there was absolutly nothing being tested except Mozilla. The insinuation is somewhat troubling.
I just tested the three SCO links I reported and the link to the gaim.rpm again. The 3 SCO links now work even with the realplayre plugin installed, but the gaim rpm link still made Moailla crash. I deleted rpnp.so from the plugins directory. See listing: 485 $ ls flashplayer.xpt libjavaplugin_oji.so nppdf.so libflashplayer.so libnullplugin.so RealPlayer no longer shows up in the about Plugins page. I tried the gain rpm link again and it worked.
John, there is no insinuation involved... It's just that depending on the OS setup, it can be very difficult to uninstall plugins (they may be in a directory that the user has no access to and that's not part of the Mozilla install). Comment 16 is just the realplayer plugin crashing... if that's all that's left of this bug, then it's a duplicate.
I test on more than one system. I can be root on any of them. I test as my own login. I make changes and installs as root. If the case is that Mozilla crashes because the RealPlayer plugin crashes, then the RealPlayer plugin should be marked as being not compatible with Mozilla. I find it interesting that all the pages that have been reported including the ones I reported from SCO are php pages. It would be interesting to find out (how I don't know) what version of PHP and httpd the sites are using. According to the page history, the SCO pages were not changed since I reported them as causeing crashes but they no longer cause a crash. Either something in Mozilla changed to make those particular pages not crash mozilla or possible the source site changed versions of PHP or the httpd server they use. I like the community of Mozilla. But, in my humble opinion, the inability to run Flash (sometimes - different bug) and the incompatibility with plugins that used to work on earlier version of Mozilla and on Netscape will hurt Mozilla in the long run.
John, plugins in Mozilla/Netscape are just .sos that are linked into the app at runtime as needed... this means if the plugin crashes the app crashes too. There are bugs covering that issue. In fact, all the general ranting about the plugin architecture would probably belong in the bugs on that architecture having issues.
I don't disagree that the plugins are a different issue. What I do find an issue is why the RealPlayer plugin would be called when trying to download a file from a php site. Conflicting entry points?
It's called because that site claims that the file is RealPlayer plugin data (based on the "rpm" extension, which is used for both RedHat Package Manager files and RealPlayer files). So you click on the link, the server tells us it's a RealPlayer file, we pass it off to the plugin, the plugin starts reading the data, gets data it's not expecting, etc.
this sounds like it would be a good one to get fixed quickly... can anyone think of some ways to defend against the crash? blocking1.6- minus for now, but if we come up with a way to stop the crash in the next few days, remominate.
Flags: blocking1.6? → blocking1.6-
*** Bug 231359 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Hi, Dom Incollingo and John Griffiths do you still have this bug? The first is broken now and I haven't any trouble with links on Comment #4. Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; fr-FR; rv:188.8.131.52) Gecko/20080313 SeaMonkey/1.1.9 (Ubuntu-1.1.9+nobinonly-0ubuntu1)
Not happening in Firefox 3.0.6
WFM based on comment 24 and comment 25
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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