Bug 11821 - Netscape doesn't work well under kde
Summary: Netscape doesn't work well under kde
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdeadmin
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-06-01 15:25 UTC by jamestanit
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-01 15:25:17 UTC


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Description jamestanit 2000-06-01 15:25:16 UTC
It is annoying that I have to keep killing netscape under kde. I used java
from a site and a lot of the times, the netscape went blank and hang there.
As for the enlightment, the java function simply doesn't work.

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-06-17 15:49:04 UTC
This is a Netscape problem - since we don't have access to the source, we can't
debug it efficiently.
Looking at the signal interaction, Netscape does send SIGBUSes around when it
crashes, so possibly KDE's behavior is correct due to Netscape bugs.

Guess the only fix is to wait for Mozilla or Konqueror - sorry.

Updating to Netscape 4.73 may or may not fix the problem (It seems to be
slightly more stable, but still buggy).


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