Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 104778
mozilla crashes while navigating specific url
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:57:41 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703
Description of problem:
all instances of mozilla crash when above url is clicked. there are no
core dumps or stack trace when mozilla is executed from commandline.
the char set is unicode, but another url in the section with unicode
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.visit bbc at http://www.bbc.co.uk/
2.Click on "Hindi" from WORLD SERVICE section at bottom left.
Actual Results: all instances of mozilla browser disappeared.
Expected Results: the page is rendered.
i saved the url using wget and when i viewed "index.html" using gvim,
i saw a warning.
"Cannot open font file for font Raghindi 10". so it seems the font is
missing, but that should not cause the browser to crash.
other intalled pkgs.
Created attachment 94616 [details]
the bug is reproduced from this index.html file.
I'm not having any problems loading this page, but I also suspect I don't have
any of the proper fonts installed. Can you verify that this still crashes with
the most recent beta release and/or with the fonts in question installed?
Created attachment 94841 [details]
url web page
web page as rendered by mozilla 1.5 rc2 from mozilla.org and mozilla-1.4-0.7.3
from redhat. both of these were on redhat linux 7.3 with up2date
Created attachment 94846 [details]
bad font rendering..
on redhat-release-9.0.93-4, the browser is no longer crashing, but the font
is not redered by mozilla-1.4-12. I have not installed any custom fonts. the
following font rpms are present.
mozilla 1.5 rc2 from mozilla.org renders properly as in attachment id 94841
Ahh, ok. This is probably a xfonts vs. xft issue. We're working on something
that solves that problem.
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you can close this bug. the browser does not crash in firefox 188.8.131.52.
the font rendering problem is due to missing font files.