[CentOS] firefox-45.6.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64 crashing... unusable

Tue Dec 20 21:40:31 UTC 2016
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

> Am 20.12.2016 um 14:36 schrieb Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>:
> On 12/20/2016 06:08 AM, Liam O'Toole wrote:
>> On 2016-12-19, ken <gebser at mousecar.com> wrote:
>>> Last night installed the latest, firefox-45.6.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.  
>>> Fired it up this morning and within the first hour it's crashed three 
>>> times.  That comes to it being usable for about five minutes before it 
>>> crashes.
>>> Anyone else getting this?
>> No such problems here.
>> I suggest you try testing firefox with any plugins and extensions
>> disabled. Failing that, try "refreshing" firefox[1].
>> Have you installed any packages from non-standard repos? I've had some
>> problems in the past with ffmpeg from the nux repo following a firefox
>> upgrade (problems which were promptly fixed by the maintainer of that
>> repo.)
> WRT ffmpeg, we now have a centosplus version of firefox for CentOS-6 and
> CentOS-7 with ffmpeg enabled.

just out of curiosity; this ffmpeg support is statically build into firefox
and depends not on any library outside, right?