Bug 164726 - middle clicking on firefox seems to make it crash quite often
middle clicking on firefox seems to make it crash quite often
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 164664
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2005-07-31 00:08 EDT by Rodd Clarkson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-31 07:23:02 EDT
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Description Rodd Clarkson 2005-07-31 00:08:46 EDT
Description of problem:

Not sure quite how to describe this problem, other than to say that Firefox
seems to crash quite often when you middle click on various parts of the browser

For example, middle clicking links can cause a crash.
For example, middle clicking a blank part of a page (especially when middle
clicking would result in nothing being pasted) seems to cause crashes.

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How reproducible:

Reasonably.  I've also tried this with
firefox-1.1-0.2.4.deerpark.alpha2.i386.rpm and it seems to happen here with the
same regularity.  Put it this way, I've crashed firefox maybe 15 or 20 times
today when applying middle-clicks to various parts of the page.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Middle-click on the page (anywhere)
Actual results:

Firefox crashes sometimes.  By crash I mean all the firefox windows disappear
and the process dies.

Expected results:

Firefox will either handle the click where appropriate or ignore it where
Comment 1 Rodd Clarkson 2005-07-31 01:30:01 EDT
I suspect you can add 'clicking' to 'double-clicking' as I've seen a number of
crashes that have resulted from clicking on things

These crashes aren't reproducable in the sense that if I do the same thing it
will crash each time.  For example I just had firefox crash clicking on the File
Comment 2 Rodd Clarkson 2005-07-31 07:23:02 EDT
I'm going to mark this as a dupe of 164664

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 164664 ***

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