Latest cairo breaks firefox

Tom Rindborg tom.rindborg at
Sat Nov 10 20:55:56 UTC 2012

On Mon, 8 Oct 2012, Tom Rindborg wrote:

> > > >The latest upto to cairo (1.12.4) makes my firefox segfault when 
> > > >opening/playing around in the preferences dialog. I first suspected the 
> > > >removal of tee to be the culprit, but putting it back didn't help; neither 
> > > >did recompiling firefox.
> I realized I was only accessing firefox via a (tight)vncserver on the 
> affected machines, and trying x tunneling via ssh did not exhibit the 
> problem, so my problem is obviously x related rather than firefox related. 
> Having recompiled tightvnc I am unable to start a vncserver, and I don't 
> have time for more testing tonight, so I'll stick with cairo 1.12.2 for 
> now.

I just upgraded to CRUX 2.8 with cairo 1.12.8, and my problem is gone :-)
Hälsningar/Best regards, Tom
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