Bug 76761 - Mozilla "save as" dialog has no directories listed, crashes
Mozilla "save as" dialog has no directories listed, crashes
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-10-25 19:29 EDT by Burt Holzman
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-30 16:16:46 EST
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gdb backtrace of mozilla crash (6.19 KB, text/plain)
2002-10-25 19:31 EDT, Burt Holzman
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Description Burt Holzman 2002-10-25 19:29:58 EDT
Mozilla "save as" options no longer work: they pop up the file picker dialog 
box, but no directories are available.  You can get moz to crash by clicking on
"show hidden directories".  This is mozilla-1.0.1-2.7.2.

To reproduce, pick a site (www.google.com), right click on the image, and
select "save image as ..."; you get the bad dialog box.

This also seems to be a config munge or some sort of version incompatibility;
this occurred only after I ran up2date this morning.  Removing my ~/.mozilla
directory allows it to work properly.  This may be the same bug as reported
in Debian Woody
(http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=158041&repeatmerged=yes
)

I'll attach the gdb backtrace from the crash as well.
Comment 1 Burt Holzman 2002-10-25 19:31:13 EDT
Created attachment 82144 [details]
gdb backtrace of mozilla crash
Comment 2 Burt Holzman 2002-10-30 16:16:39 EST
Well, I did a binary replace on files in my .mozilla dir; apparently the
XUL.mfasl  file is not completely compatible between upgrades.  Deleting this
file seemed to fix the problem, so that's a possible workaround.

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