Bug 210807 - Flash plugin causes galeon crash/exit
Summary: Flash plugin causes galeon crash/exit
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: galeon (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Denis Leroy
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2006-10-15 13:11 UTC by Denis Leroy
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-19 14:08:56 UTC
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Description Denis Leroy 2006-10-15 13:11:42 UTC
Any flash plugin will cause an immediate galeon exit from an X11 error :

> galeon --sync --disable-crash-dialog http://www.youtube.com/
The program 'galeon' received an X Window System error.
This probably reflects a bug in the program.
The error was 'BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)'.
  (Details: serial 120 error_code 8 request_code 146 minor_code 3)
  (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
   that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
   To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
   option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
   backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.) 

I talked to Philip Langdale, but he had no immediate suggestions. Since the
flash plugin works fine with both Firefox and Epiphany, I suspect something is
wrong either with the way galeon is build (against firefox-devel), or possibly
some environment problem makes the plugin unhappy...

Comment 1 Denis Leroy 2006-10-19 14:08:56 UTC
Some more information here:


Added g_setenv to galeon source code to fix this issue.

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