Bug 14240 - can't start netscape as a backgrounded proc
can't start netscape as a backgrounded proc
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netscape-alpha (Show other bugs)
7.3
alpha Linux
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Reported: 2000-07-18 14:25 EDT by Kurt Ludwig
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:14 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-31 19:47:25 EDT
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Description Kurt Ludwig 2000-07-18 14:25:42 EDT
if you try to start netscape with a '&' behind it (backgrounding it and 
freeing your terminal) it comes back w/ 'exit 255 netscape'

running the same command minus the '&' results in a running (though still 
frequently crashing) netscape

this is in gnome
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-08-31 16:54:30 EDT
Matt, does this happen on your system?
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2000-08-31 19:47:23 EDT
no, but mv .netscape netscape-old and see if it helps.  I think there is a new
bug that is making preferences.js kill everything.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-10-17 00:51:14 EDT
This should be fixed in the next rawhide release (4.75-2, IIRC.)

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