Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164726
middle clicking on firefox seems to make it crash quite often
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:10 EST
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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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)
Firefox crashes sometimes. By crash I mean all the firefox windows disappear
and the process dies.
Firefox will either handle the click where appropriate or ignore it where
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
I'm going to mark this as a dupe of 164664
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 164664 ***