[Bug 411907] Re: Firefox crashes if pasting text into Gmail while composing an email.
srijon.biswas at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 11 12:59:25 UTC 2009
Same piece of text from gedit works (directly opening the file in gedit).
>From jedit it crashes.
>From jedit, I have been able to paste into my terminal window, OpenOffice
and any other application (even Firefox, on other sites like my internal
Trac site). It works everywhere except gmail in Firefox.
I saw a previous bug about AJAX based input boxes. Is this related to
I tried changing the encoding of my buffer (in jedit) which I test to cut
and paste. Changing from utf8 to ascii there, does not get rid of the crash.
If I use some thai text, and I cut and paste that from gedit to the gmail,
that works as well - so maybe its nothing to do with the encoding.
So in summary:
1) Crash seen only in gmail in firefox, when cutting and pasting from jedit.
2) Cutting pasting from jedit to other input boxes on other sites (tested
only trac for now, but have done this before in the past) using firefox
3) Cutting pasting from jedit to other apps works fine (have tested this in
the past with just pure ascii as well as non ascii content).
4) Cutting pasting from other sources like gedit, openoffice or the terminal
window, to firefox+gmail works fine (ascii content tested, non ascii tested
only with gedit).
Hope the above is useful.
On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 1:26 PM, John Vivirito <gnomefreak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can you test with just using gedit without copying over from jedit?
> I have a feeling its more of jedit than firefox
> ** Package changed: firefox (Ubuntu) => firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
> ** Also affects: firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu)
> Importance: Undecided
> Status: New
> ** Changed in: firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Incomplete
> ** Changed in: firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Incomplete
> Firefox crashes if pasting text into Gmail while composing an email.
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> Status in “firefox-3.0” package in Ubuntu: Incomplete
> Status in “firefox-3.5” package in Ubuntu: Incomplete
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: firefox
> Whenever adding text via cut and paste from certain applications into gmail
> compose window, Firefox completely crashes with no warning [tested with
> If the same text is first copied into gedit, and then copied from gedit
> into the gmail compose window, the crash does not occur.
> Other info:
> Using Ubuntu 9.04.
> Firefox: 3.0.13+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1
> Have experimental Firefox3.5 installed. The bug is seen in that as well.
> This _seems_ to be a sort of duplicate of other bugs though, but am adding
> it since I am not very sure.
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