Bug 76154 - Mozilla with xft crashes on Red Hat 8.0 (Xrender bug)
Mozilla with xft crashes on Red Hat 8.0 (Xrender bug)
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-10-17 13:00 EDT by Christopher Blizzard
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:47 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2002-10-17 13:01:14 EDT
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Description Christopher Blizzard 2002-10-17 13:00:10 EDT
Description of Problem:

Mozilla using Xft on Red Hat 8.0 crashes with an X protocol corruption error
when viewing pages that contain long strings.

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


How Reproducible:

Pretty easy to reproduce.  Go through the long logs on Mozilla's tinderbox.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. browser over to:
2. Click on the L on one of the machines and choose "View Full Log"
3. Start scrolling around

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Fix for Xrender is included in the mozilla bug:

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-10-18 23:26:52 EDT
Keith's patch is added to 4.2.1-9, and is in XFree86 CVS head now
as well.  Building in beehive...
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-07-01 19:21:01 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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