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Bug 125965 - mozilla crashes when loading Japanese fonts
mozilla crashes when loading Japanese fonts
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2004-06-14 12:34 EDT by Stefan Llewellyn Smith
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 2.3.93-2
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Last Closed: 2006-04-28 08:55:41 EDT
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Description Stefan Llewellyn Smith 2004-06-14 12:34:21 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040510

Description of problem:
mozilla crashes when loading a page which contains Japanese fonts or
when trying to view an e-mail message with Japanese fonts

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start mozilla (with or without lang=ja_JP)
2. Go to a page like http://linear.mv.com/cgi-bin/j-e/euc/dict

Actual Results:  Crash

Expected Results:  View page

Additional info:

I'm aware of http://www.linuxcompatible.org/print23546.html but the
problem appears to exist in Fedora Core 2. I don't know if it's an
effect of my system having been upgraded from RH9 rather than being a
fresh install.
Comment 1 H.J. Lu 2004-07-13 23:13:55 EDT
It is an installer bug. After upgrade, the installer should do
something equivalent to

# locate fonts.cache | xargs rm -f

Otherwise, applications may try to use the fonts removed during
upgrade, which are still in the fonts cache. You can do it by
hand after upgrade.
Comment 2 Stefan Llewellyn Smith 2004-07-14 06:36:50 EDT
This fixes the problem for me.
Comment 3 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 11:04:26 EDT
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
Comment 4 John Thacker 2006-04-28 08:55:41 EDT
Closing, based on the Legacy comments and since changes in fontconfig's
caching should fix this problem in FC5 since at least 2.3.93-2

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