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Re: firefox instability may be fixed now in HEAD

From: Pierre Abbat <phma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2010 00:49:26 -0400

On Monday 04 October 2010 18:32:14 Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     A double free can occur in the nmalloc code when a pthreads thread
>     is torn down (which firefox does quite a bit).  There is also a
>     library call issue with libgcc that can cause firefox to exit on
>     a dynamic loader symbol not found when it triesto run certain
>     operations.
>     Both libc and libthread_xu have to be rebuilt, but it is best to
>     just rebuild the whole world (people trying to upgrade from bases
>     which are too old will get caught up with syscall changes and that
>     requires a full buildworld/installworld).

I'm still using 2010Q1. Should I switch to the 2.8 build of packages once I 
recompile the kernel and world?

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