restarting firefox

David Farning dfarning at
Sat Feb 10 04:52:13 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 08:46 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 11:37:01PM -0600, David Farning wrote:
> > A number of browser related bug seem to caused by not restarting the
> > browser after updating some packages in the system.  These packages seem
> > to be firefox itself, some themes, and some fonts.
> > 
> > Until the mozillateam gets these issues sorted out, would it be feasible
> > to have update manager request that firefox be restart if any themes or
> > fonts are updated.
> This is already done for Firefox itself.  Can you point to some of the
> apparent issues with themes and fonts?  I've never known those to cause a
> problem.

Sorry for the delay in responding to your request.

There is a family of bugs that are showing up in firefox that can be
found at 

We need to do more work in tracking this down... But they sometimes
occur when closing firefox after updating and/or changing the theme|
fonts.  I currently believe that it is a gtk issues.

David Farning <dfarning at>
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