Bug 830740 - xulrunner v13.0-1 update causes segfault in Azureus/Vuze
xulrunner v13.0-1 update causes segfault in Azureus/Vuze
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Kurtakov
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-06-11 06:26 EDT by Andy Blanchard
Modified: 2013-02-13 03:27 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 03:27:38 EST
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JRE error report (71.17 KB, text/plain)
2012-06-11 06:29 EDT, Andy Blanchard
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Description Andy Blanchard 2012-06-11 06:26:28 EDT
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:13.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/13.0
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Following an update to Firefox v13 (including xulrunner v13) Vuze segfaults when trying to open a torrent file or magnet link.  The crash occurs immediately after confirming the files to be downloaded, regardless of whether a file or magnet was used to select the torrent.

Problem occurs with both the latest IcedTea JDK (java-1.6.0-openjdk- and Oracle JRE (1.6.0_31-fcs) JVMs.  Reverting to Firefox and xulrunner v12.0 enables Vuze to run correctly.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Vuze
2. Open a torrent file/magnet URL
3. Confirm the files to be downloaded
4. Vuze exits with error message on console & error report in /tmp/
Actual Results:  
Vuze exits with error message on console & error report in /tmp/

Expected Results:  
Added the torrent to the download window and started downloading files.
Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2012-06-11 06:28:38 EDT
Can you please attach a bactrace of the crash? (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/StackTraces#Firefox)
Comment 2 Andy Blanchard 2012-06-11 06:29:31 EDT
Created attachment 590889 [details]
JRE error report

Sample error report from Azureus/Vuze following crash.
Comment 3 Martin Stransky 2012-06-11 06:33:05 EDT
It's not a firefox crash...
Comment 4 Deepak Bhole 2012-06-11 10:14:44 EDT
Looks like an swt issue. Re-assigning.
Comment 5 Alexander Kurtakov 2012-06-11 10:41:20 EDT
Is this vuze/azureus from Fedora rpm installed? Log is telling me the opposite but just to double check. If not why don't you use it?
Upstream SWT have problems with xulrunner 1.9+ (no api/abi) and swt is fedora is defaulting to webkit. Whenever one decides to use swt with xulrunner this is the end result always - if it was me I would have even removed xulrunner support from swt in general it never works and causes only problems. 
An easy way to test whether it works with xulrunner is to pass -Dorg.eclipse.swt.browser.DefaultType=webkit to the vuze startup script.
Comment 6 Andy Blanchard 2012-06-11 11:14:04 EDT
Started seeing the problem with the Fedora RPM, so tried installing from latest release tarball (v4.7.0.2, vs. the RPM v4.6.0.4).  The same problem is experienced with both the RPM and tarball versions, with identical symptoms.

It's all been working fine until the Firefox/xulrunner v13 update, so whatever caused the bug to manifest itself is presumably a change in the v13 packages, although I get your point about the underlying cause being with Vuze.

Not quite sure how to pass "-Dorg.eclipse.swt.browser.DefaultType=webkit" to vuze though; whatever I try, it's attempting to open a file with that name...
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