firefox-3.6.9 and friends

DJ Lucas dj at
Sun Sep 12 23:37:17 PDT 2010

On 09/13/2010 12:46 AM, DJ Lucas wrote:
> On 09/12/2010 12:40 PM, Ken Moffat wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 12:08:12AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
>>>  People who care about security will have noticed this week's
>>> upstream firefox update.  Often, updating an existing system is just
>>> a straightforward recompile.  In this case, I had enough
>>> aggravations that I think it might be worth documenting them.
>>  And after all that, it crashes when I try to print.  Not something
>> I often do from the browser (only really for maps and hotel
>> reservations), but a real pain when it happens.  On the good side,
>> it recovers the open tabs and I can paste / save and print text by
>> other means.  For all I know, it might have been like this for a few
>> releases.  Something else to add to my acceptance tests, and to look
>> at when I've got the time.
>> grumpily, ĸen
> Interesting.  I am seeing the same.  It looks to be an issue with
> XulRunner as I see the same in Thunderbird.  If I stop cups and try it,
> the dialog opens correctly.  Does everyone seeing this problem have
> libgcrypt installed?  This looks interesting:
>  Trying to figure out
> which of 58 patches fixes it. :-)
> -- DJ Lucas

Got it.  Try the attached patch.  You'll have to restart cups and
anything using xulrunner.  We'll also need to get this into the book,
I'll submit the patch and update the cups page/bug (I haven't looked to
see if it is done yet).

-- DJ Lucas

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