[nSLUG] /etc/malloc.conf & Firefox
hnassrat at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 09:33:22 ADT 2014
My guess is its just a check its doing and shoildnt crash because its not
there. Its probably something else that's causing it to hang.
On 2014-10-06 4:08 AM, "Mike Spencer" <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:
> Trying to run a version of Firefox (firefox-17.0.11esr) from its
> unpack dir. It starts and hangs.
> strace(1) reports:
> readlink("/etc/malloc.conf", 0xbfff9650, 4096) = -1 ENOENT
> (No such file or directory)
> rt_sigprocmask(SIG_SETMASK, NULL, [RTMIN], 8) = 0
> If I create an empty /etc/malloc.conf, the first line above is
> replaced with:
> readlink("/etc/malloc.conf", 0xbfff9650, 4096) = -1 EINVAL
> (Invalid argument)
> I don't have an /etc/malloc.conf on any system (184.108.40.206 and 3.10.17
> kernels). A quick google suggests that this is a feature of FreeBSD or
> Anybody have any clues? I have no idea what's happening here.
> - Mike
> Michael Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada .~.
> mspencer at tallships.ca /( )\
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