Acrobat Reader 5.0.10 + Firefox 1.0 : segfault when downloading.

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Toolkit
Downloads API
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critical
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
9 years ago

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(Reporter: João, Assigned: Ben Goodger (use ben at mozilla dot org for email))

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({crash})

1.7 Branch
x86
Linux
crash
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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0

When Firefox is invoked from a link in a PDF file (Acrobat Reader 5.0.10 in SuSE
8.2), it crashes (segmentation fault) when attempting to download a file. 

- Acroread was set-up to use Firefox as browser.
- No Firefox instance was running at the time it was invoked from within the PDF
file.
- The link within the PDF file points to a public FTP directory. This directory
is correctly seen in Firefox, as far as I can tell.
- The segmentation fault does not seem to occur in the middle of the download.
No file actually shows up.
- Although it does not seem relevant, the donwloadable file has the same name as
the file opened in Acroread.


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a PDF file in Acrobat Reader.

2. Click on a WWW link within the PDF file pointing to a web page (FTP protocol). 

3. Right-click a file in the opened public FTP directory, and select "Save Link
As...".

4. As soon as the download begins, Firefox crashes (Segmentation fault).


Actual Results:  
Output from Xterm:

user@linux:~> acroread lshort.pdf
/local/firefox-1.0/run-mozilla.sh: line 451:  4650 Segmentation fault     
"$prog" ${1+"$@"}




Expected Results:  
Start download manager and download the selected file.


- Linux distro: SuSE 8.2 Professional.
- Acrobat Reader version 5.0.10 (SuSE RPM).

NOTE: This issue seems to be related to Bug 280037.
(Reporter)

Comment 1

13 years ago
I've attempted to generate a stack trace (by invoking firefox -g within
Acroread, more precisely editing the firefox shell script to add the -g switch).

GDB starts, I run the program with the URL as argument.

Acroread fires up (again) in a browser-embedded window and the file is displayed
correctly. No segmentation fault occurs.

Updated

13 years ago
Keywords: crash
Please use a talkback enabled build and send a Talkback crash report. After you
did that post the Talkback ID for that crash

Updated

13 years ago
Summary: Acroread 5.0.10 + Firefox 1.0 : segfault when downloading. → Acrobat Reader 5.0.10 + Firefox 1.0 : segfault when downloading.
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Comment 3

13 years ago
Created attachment 175534 [details]
Talkback report of SEGFAULT from bug 283845.
We need only the ID. Run Talback manually to get it...

Comment 5

13 years ago
In case it's relevant, there does seem to be a beta of Adobe Reader 7 for linux
available.  Here's the ./ article:
http://linux.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/03/25/0149218&tid=163&tid=185&tid=106&tid=218
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