Bug 171224 - fontconfig breaks firefox
Summary: fontconfig breaks firefox
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fontconfig   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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Assignee: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2005-10-19 16:24 UTC by John Ellson
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:44 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-20 16:24:25 UTC
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Description John Ellson 2005-10-19 16:24:54 UTC
Description of problem:
Latest fontconfig breaks firefox.  Firefox quits without error mesage before
opening window.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.firefox --debug
Actual results:
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread 46912501427328 (LWP 28890)]
0x00000037d6518b7e in FcCharSetCopy () from /usr/lib64/libfontconfig.so.1

Expected results:

Additional info:
Problem fixed by reverting to fontconfig-2.3.2-1

Comment 1 Sammy 2005-10-20 16:07:19 UTC
I am running i386 version of  firefox-1.5-0.5.0.beta2 on my X86_64 system and 
it is working fine with the new fontconfig-cvs (I do this so that I can use plugins like 
flash, etc which do not have 86_64 versions). 
So, it seems like something may be wrong in the X86_64 version of fontconfig-cvs. 

Comment 2 John Ellson 2005-10-20 16:24:25 UTC
I don't know.  I re-upgraded to fontconfig-2.3.91.cvs20051017-1 today, after
today's other rawhide uprades, and now I can't recreate  the problem.

I tried with my regular .mozilla/firefox/  configuration, and with that moved
aside to get a vanilla configuration.

The other thing I've done since yesterday is to log out and log back in, so
perhaps there was a corrupted font cache thats been cleared now.

Probably we should abandon this report unless I can recreate it.

Changed to:  WORKSFORME.

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