Bug 473830 - xine-plugin causes firefox from mozilla.org to crash
xine-plugin causes firefox from mozilla.org to crash
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xine-plugin (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Martin Sourada
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-30 18:20 EST by John Griffiths
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:03 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:03:44 EST
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traceback from firefox (8.34 KB, text/plain)
2009-06-14 13:23 EDT, Herbert Carl Meyer
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Description John Griffiths 2008-11-30 18:20:25 EST
Description of problem:
When the xine-plugin is installed as a plugin in the tar ball release from Mozilla.org it causes Firefox to crash on startup.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Firefox 3.0.4 using firefox-3.0.4.tar.bz2 from Mozilla.
2. Install plugins including xine-plugin
3. Start firefox
Actual results:
firefox crashes.

Expected results:
firefox should run and install the xine-plugin

Additional info:
This worked under Fedora 9 and Fedora 8.

As soon as I remove xine-plugin, firefox runs.

All these plugins work.
Comment 1 Martin Sourada 2008-12-06 07:40:21 EST
Thanks for the report. Looks like this has been fixed in upstream xine-plugin-1.0.2. I'm going to update the package today.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-12-13 05:41:38 EST
xine-plugin-1.0.2-1.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-12-13 05:42:58 EST
xine-plugin-1.0.2-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-12-13 05:44:31 EST
xine-plugin-1.0.2-1.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-12-17 19:33:11 EST
xine-plugin-1.0.2-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing-newkey update xine-plugin'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-11305
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-12-17 19:35:37 EST
xine-plugin-1.0.2-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing-newkey update xine-plugin'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-11349
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-12-17 19:38:07 EST
xine-plugin-1.0.2-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update xine-plugin'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F10/FEDORA-2008-11389
Comment 8 John Griffiths 2008-12-21 14:04:51 EST
No joy. Firefox still crashes with xine-plugin-1.0.2-1.fc10 on Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008120121 Firefox/3.0.5
Comment 9 Martin Sourada 2009-01-02 06:42:43 EST
It's a little bit wierd bug, this one... With Fedora's firefox (firefox-3.0.5-1.fc10.i386) it works perfectly fine, but with the mozilla's one it produces SIGABRT... I am not sure yet, where the bug actually is.
Comment 10 Martin Sourada 2009-01-08 12:08:44 EST
I've hopefully bisected where the issue is happening and it looks like xine-lib (more strictly said, the SIGABRT is happeing in xine-lib code, and if you remove xine-lib-extras-freeworld it's happening at slightly different position) is at fault, but for some reason, I cannot reproduce the bug anymore either with mozilla's or fedora's firefox - the buggy function does not get called anymore for some reason...
Comment 11 Herbert Carl Meyer 2009-06-14 13:22:28 EDT
I am getting this error when starting firefox on a freshly upgraded f11. Before applying yum updates, I was getting a similar firefox crash in swfdec. Traceback is attached.
Comment 12 Herbert Carl Meyer 2009-06-14 13:23:40 EDT
Created attachment 347840 [details]
traceback from firefox
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