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crashes when displaying search results from a search applet



14 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Neha, Unassigned)



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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; SunOS sun4u; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20040414
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; SunOS sun4u; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20040414

I have a client-side search applet that searches 200 files and outputs the result 
in a browser using Javascript. When the result is limited ie., when the number
of hits is 15 or less, the result page is fine. If its more then, mozilla
browser crashes while Netscape 7 and IE display all the files properly. 
Using JRE 1.4.2

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run the client side search applet (Eg:
2.Use the files_file parameter to list a file name containing 50-100 file.
3. Search a common keyword, if the search result is more than 25,browser crashes 

Actual Results:  
mozilla browser crashes everytime while netscape and IE don't

Expected Results:  
Browser should either display all the results or give a warning saying that the
file is too large to display (Opera says that)

Comment 1

14 years ago
Could you give enlarge on the recipe. I went to the URL you quoted and did
a search on "black cat", which of course worked.

What does the 'files_file parameter' imply?


14 years ago
OS: SunOS → Solaris

Comment 2

14 years ago
Mozilla displays properly if the number of files to be searched is around 10-15
but there is a parameter called files_file which can be included in the
paramex.html file.

(For Eg: <param name="files_file" value="files2search.txt"> where
files2search.txt can contain names of all the files, I have around 150.


  When I look for a common word/phrase that can be found in 30 + files, Mozilla
just crashes without giving any warning on Solaris 9, JRE 1.4.2

Comment 3

14 years ago
I tried installing Mozilla 1.6 and that does not crash. 1.6 seems to work fine
in Solaris, Gnome environment.

Comment 4

14 years ago
I'm sorry, I was not complete in the previous reply, Mozilla 1.4 still crashes
but Mozilla 1.6 is fine. 
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