[cairo] firefox/cairo crashes on solaris 9

Peter Weilbacher mozilla at Weilbacher.org
Fri Apr 27 06:57:03 PDT 2007

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, sam sirlin wrote:

> On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 08:34:35 +0200 (CEST)
> "Peter Weilbacher" <mozilla at weilbacher.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 Apr 2007 12:49:59 -0700, sam sirlin wrote:
>>> I think it finds gtk2 and then pulls in cairo, pango...
>> Actually, no. In that case the in-tree cairo is built and used
>> -- but only for SVG and Canvas objects. cairo _is_ used through
>> Gtk objects if your Gtk version is new enough.
>>> --prefix=/dsw/gca-gnome2 --enable-application=browser --enable-optimize=-xO3 --enable-mathml --disable-debug --disable-tests --without-system-nspr --with-system-jpeg=/dsw/gca-local --with-system-png=/dsw/gca-local --with-system-zlib=/dsw/gca-local --without-system-mng --disable-auto-deps --disable-shared --enable-static
>> This
>>> #95 0xfec8f644 in gtk_file_chooser_dialog_new (title=Variable "title" is not available.) at gtkfilechooserdialog.c:616
>>> #96 0x00790144 in __1cMnsFilePickerEShow6Mph_I_ ()
>>> #97 0xff064bb0 in XPTC_InvokeByIndex () from /dsw/gca-other/firefox-
>> tells me that actually not the cairo used by Firefox is the problem
>> (which would be cairo 1.0.2 for Firefox 2.0.0.x) but the cairo that
>> is used by Gtk, because everything above this in the call stack is
>> just related to the file-picker (not the download manager) that
>> Firefox tries to show. Can you open the Gtk file-picker from other
>> Gtk-based programs?
> I've not had any trouble with other gtk programs, but investigating
> with ddd seems to show they don't call
> gtk_file_chooser_dialog_new, even when choosing files
> I've tried gqview, gedit, gnumeric, gimp, gnome-terminal, sylpheed
> Any suggestions as to programs that might call the gtk file-picker?

GIMP shows the same file picker here as Firefox, but I have no clue how 
that is called in the code...

In Firefox you should be able to switch off the Gtk file picker and use 
the internal one by setting ui.allow_platform_file_picker to false in 
about:config. That should at least be a workaround.


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