[Slackbuilds-users] icecat 38.8.0 crashes

Ryan P.C. McQuen ryan.q at linux.com
Mon Aug 8 19:36:55 UTC 2016

On Monday, August 8, 2016, Ivan Zaigralin <melikamp at melikamp.com> wrote:

> I still can't replicate any crash whatsoever, even in places where others
> report them. However, Matt tells me that crashes went away after he rebuilt
> with -Os. He also mentioned he's got an AMD Phenom, whereas I am using
> Intel
> CPU, which may explain why I am unable to hit this snag.
> I can certainly submit a fixed SlackBuild if there's a consensus -Os is an
> effective fix. Please let me know :)

Seems like that would be valid, since Slackware's own Firefox build was
passing that for version 43, and only removed it for versions past 43:

(Changelog reference):

Wed Dec 23 22:44:58 UTC 2015
a/lvm2-2.02.138-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
ap/ghostscript-9.18-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
ap/lsof-4.89-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
l/pycups-1.9.73-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
l/pycurl- Upgraded.
n/NetworkManager-1.0.10-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/curl-7.46.0-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/links-2.12-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/obexfs-0.12-i486-1.txz: Removed.
       This functionality is now included in the obexftp package.
n/obexftp-0.24-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
       Thanks to Robby Workman.
n/openobex-1.7.1-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
       Thanks to Robby Workman.
n/rsync-3.1.2-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/libXi-1.7.6-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/pixman-0.33.6-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/xorg-cf-files-1.0.6-noarch-1.txz: Upgraded.
xap/mozilla-firefox-43.0.2-i586-2.txz: Rebuilt.
       Compile with -Os instead of -O2 to work around crash issues.
       Recent betas are working fine with -O2, so we'll probably be
       able to switch back to that again soon. Thanks to j_v.

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