Bug 214636

Summary: Browser crashes on some multibyte character set sites
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Matt Britt <matt.britt>
Component: pangoAssignee: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad>
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Description Matt Britt 2006-11-08 18:46:58 UTC
Description of problem:
With Pango enabled, Gecko-based browsers will crash on some websites that use
multiple-byte character sets.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Firefox or Galeon
2. Navigate to a page like http://hi.wikipedia.org/ or http://ja.wikipedia.org/
3. Crash 'n burn
4. Repeat process with Pango disabled; no crash observed

Additional info:
Disabling Pango by setting the environment variable MOZ_DISABLE_PANGO=1 stops

Comment 1 Liang Zhang 2007-09-28 08:29:42 UTC
The upstream bug:

Comment 2 Liang Zhang 2007-09-29 03:35:11 UTC
 Comment #1 from Behdad Esfahbod    (pango developer, points: 23)
2007-09-28 23:44 UTC [reply]

Not pango.  And I believe I fixed a major source of these crashes in
firefox+pango patch months ago.

Comment 3 Behdad Esfahbod 2007-09-30 18:52:45 UTC
I've fixed a bunch of stuff.