Bug 85023 - Verifying signatures w/ enigmail crash Mozilla
Summary: Verifying signatures w/ enigmail crash Mozilla
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla
Version: phoebe
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Blizzard
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-24 22:11 UTC by Seth Ladd
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-02-25 19:39:16 UTC

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Description Seth Ladd 2003-02-24 22:11:25 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030221

Description of problem:
This functionality was working with other distro's I've recently used, include
Mandrake 9 and Redhat 7.3.  I don't believe it's a enigmail bug for this reason.

I have installed enigmail 0.70.1, and while I can sign mail, if I click on an
email that has a signature, the entire mozilla process crashes immediately.  It
doesn't even get to render the email contents window.  It doesn't seem any core
file is left.  Everything goes away, mail, browsers, etc.

It seems to sign email fine, just doesn't want to verify.

Not sure if this is a bug w/ the mozilla included in pheobe, or just in how it
is configured and its interaction with enigmail.

I've also installed the mozilla rpms from rawhide (same version: 1.2.1) but that
didn't change anything.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Click an email that has been signed by some pgp/gpg.
2.boom.  mozilla gone.

Actual Results:  No more mozilla anywhere.

Expected Results:  Mozilla to stay running and enigmail to display a little
icon.  At the very least, I want mozilla to stay up and some error messages

Additional info:

Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2003-02-25 19:39:16 UTC
We don't even ship enigmail, so I can't support it.

Comment 2 Seth Ladd 2003-02-25 20:17:15 UTC
OK, I understand.

But it's very odd that if I download mozilla 1.2.1 as a tarball from their site
and install enigmail, it works great.  But if I install enigmail onto pheobe's
mozilla 1.2.1, it barfs.

Thanks, though.

Comment 3 Christopher Blizzard 2003-02-26 02:09:35 UTC
It might be a root vs. non-root thing.  Try installing it and then re-running
the mozilla-rebuild-databases.pl script.  And making sure that there aren't
files that were installed that are read-only as root.

Comment 4 Seth Ladd 2003-02-27 13:59:46 UTC

Thanks for the tips.  I ran rebuild-databases.pl as root, and now the enigmail
icons are gone from the UI.  It's also gone from the Preferences|Security menu.

Comment 5 Seth Ladd 2003-02-27 14:54:40 UTC
Found Solution:

Get the RedHat RPMs from mozilla's site (http://ftp.mozilla.org).  They are
compiled with the same compiler that enigmail uses.  The crashes are due to
different compiler versions (one for redhat's included mozilla and one for


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