Bug 132119 - firefox crashes in form autocomplete
firefox crashes in form autocomplete
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Blocks: FC3Blocker
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Reported: 2004-09-08 19:12 EDT by Nicholas Miell
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-20 06:17:44 EDT
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fix frequent crashes on 64bit platforms (465 bytes, patch)
2004-09-08 19:14 EDT, Nicholas Miell
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Description Nicholas Miell 2004-09-08 19:12:22 EDT
There's sizeof(int) verses sizeof(void*) problem in Firefox's
autocomplete implementation that causes frequent crashes anytime
you're  typing in autocomplete-enabled input boxes on a 64bit platform.

Upstream has it fixed, but it's not in 0.9.3.

Here's the patch.
Comment 1 Nicholas Miell 2004-09-08 19:14:23 EDT
Created attachment 103614 [details]
fix frequent crashes on 64bit platforms
Comment 2 Nicholas Miell 2004-09-08 19:16:45 EDT
upstream, for comparison:
http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/toolkit/components/satchel/src/nsFormHistory.cpp#781
Comment 4 Warren Togami 2004-09-20 01:51:36 EDT
Is this fixed in our 0.10 (PR) firefox package?
Comment 5 Nicholas Miell 2004-09-20 03:42:02 EDT
AFAICT, your 0.10 (PR) package isn't available to the public.

However, if it's based on firefox-1.0PR-source.tar.bz2, then, yes,
it's fixed.
Comment 6 Warren Togami 2004-09-20 06:17:44 EDT
Should be in rawhide soon.

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