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Re: [vox-tech] Mozilla crash on paste?
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Re: [vox-tech] Mozilla crash on paste?

And for your further entertainment, here's a simple page
that will crash Mozilla:


-- Rod

On Friday 28 November 2003 03:05 pm, Rob Rogers wrote:
> >
> > I'm working on Melissa's desktop box, a Debian Woody system with a
> > backport
> > of Mozilla (Mozila 1.5:  "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5)
> > Gecko/20031115 Debian/1.5-3.he-1") and am noticing it crashes (as in, the
> > window _vanishes_) whenever I paste into it!
> >
> > It doesn't matter if I'm pasting into the URL bar at the top, into a text
> > form on a web page, or simply middle-clicking on some whitespace on the
> > page as a shortcut to go to whatever URL's in the clipboard/selection.
> >
> > Anyone else seen this?  Or could it be a problem at the XF86 level?
> >
> > Gnome Term seems to be unaffected, so I'm thinking maybe it's Moz, and
> > I should just keep apt-get upgrading til it stops. :^/
> I ran into a problem the other day with Moz where the I could click and
> scroll with the mouse as much as I wanted, but as soon as I used the
> keyboard, whether to type in the URL bar or a text form, or even the arrow
> keys to scroll, Moz would completely freeze up on me for about 3 minutes.
> Once it came back, everything worked fine until I restarted Moz. Turns out
> it was an issue with "Find As You Type". Turning that off (In
> Preferences->Advanced->Keyboard Navigation) fixed the problem. Not exactly
> the same problem you're having, but they may just be related...

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