[CentOS] Thunderbird randomly segfaults at startup

Sun Jan 11 18:13:00 UTC 2015
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Sun, January 11, 2015 10:08 am, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 7:21 AM, Robert Nichols
> <rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net> wrote:
>> On 01/11/2015 01:42 AM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>>> Are you referring to this thread by any chance?
>>> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2014-December/148445.html
>>> The upstream bugzilla referenced in there is now private but I
>>> provided the known workaround. Have you tried it? It worked for me and
>>> others.
>> Downgrading nss-softokn to 3.14.3-17.el6 does _not_ solve the issue for
>> me. Thunderbird still segfaults frequently on startup.
>> --
>> Bob Nichols
> Just to be sure, I recommend you reboot the system. In my case that
> was necessary (it seems).

Oh, boy. We do seem to have to treat Linux like Windows these days and
_reboot_ after any update, not only kernel or glibc update. So much for
"Unix-like", sigh ;-(


Valeri Galtsev
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