Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 51705
balsa hangs when clicking on HTML links
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:22:35 EDT
Open a mail message with a URL. Click on it. balsa hangs.
disabling pthreads supports appears to 'fix' it. deadlock somewhere?
In any case, fixed in 1.1.7-3.
This is most likely bug in gnome_execute_shell() function. See
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/balsa-list/2001-August/msg00406.html and the rest
of the thread for more details. I have not been able to reproduce it, though.
very likely. running without the thread support seems to be the safe answer for
This has been most likely resolved (we look for further confirmation from other
people, though). See
for more details. The problem is also registerd in
Basically, gthread has an undocumented "feature": it relies on certain library
linking order. We believe we have the fix for it in CVS and if it turns out to
be the correct one, balsa-1.2.pre3 will be released pretty soon (this is not
meant to influence your decision, it has only informative character).