Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 499759
opening png causes firefox to crash
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:26:34 EDT
Created attachment 342961 [details]
boxen.png - test case for firefox crash
Opening a png I generated with graphviz causes firefox to crash.
To trigger the crash I browsed to file:///location/boxen.png.
Opening the same image in eog works as expected - no crash and the image is readable.
firefox-3.5-0.20.beta4.fc11.x86_64, system is fully up-to-date with rawhide as of 2009-05-07 with the exceptions noted in bug 499301
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.
First of all, could we get output of the command
rpm -qa *xulrun* *firefox* *mozilla* *flash* *plugin*
Please also install firefox-debuginfo (debuginfo-install is from
Then run firefox with a parameter -g. That will start firefox running inside of gdb debugger. Then use command run and do whatever you did to make firefox crash. When it happens, you should go back to the gdb and run
(gdb) thread apply all backtrace
This produces usually many screens of the text. Copy all of them into a text editor and attach the file to the bug as an uncompressed attachment.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Cannot reproduce here with the latest updated Rawhide. Image just opens in file:///tmp/boxen.png.
sxjrs@sxjrs-3 ~ $ rpm -qa *xulrun* *firefox* *mozilla* *flash* *plugin*
Created attachment 343185 [details]
backtrace from crash
After installing a boatload of debuginfo packages (firefox links against bloody everything) and running firefox with --sync, and setting a break on gdk_x_error, I get this trace.
(In reply to comment #4)
> Created an attachment (id=343185) [details]
> backtrace from crash
I think this is not Firefox crash but somewhere deeper ... gdk or cairo. Reassigning.
> After installing a boatload of debuginfo packages (firefox links against bloody
No it's worse ... it brings its own OS to Linux ;-)
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
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