Comment 46 for bug 1025011

I can provoke the bug in the same way here on the precise-proposed version.

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 5:37 PM, Jens Berke <email address hidden>wrote:

> I finally managed to reproduce the bug. The cause seems to be the drop
> down list of the location bar in Firefox in combination with the Firebug
> extension.
>
> My Ubuntu setup: Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit, all latest packages installed as
> of now, plus all latest firefox packages from precise-proposed as of
> now.
>
> Prerequisites:
> 1. Have a few URLs in your browser history. We need the drop down box of
> the location bar to be populated with some items.
> 2. Have the Firebug extension for Firefox installed (I have the current
> latest version 1.10.2)
>
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Start Firefox. On my setup it starts with one tab showing a blank empty
> page. No need to open any web page.
> 2. Go into the location bar of Firefox and press ALT-DOWN. The drop down
> box of the location bar opens. No need to select anything there.
> 3. Press ALT to open the HUD and enter a search term which creates some
> results in the HUD.
> 4. Press ESC two times in the HUD to make it disappear,
> 5. Go into the location bar of Firefox again and press ALT-DOWN again. The
> drop down box of the location bar opens again. No need to select anything
> there.
> 6. Press ALT to open the HUD again and enter a search term which creates
> some results in the HUD.
> 7. Crash!
>
> This reproduces the bug more than 95% of the time. In some rare case I
> need three or four rounds of openening the location bar and the HUD, and
> sometimes additionally going up and down the items in the drop down box
> of the location bar with the arrow keys to get the crash.
>
> If I disable Firebug everything works fine and I'm not able to reproduce
> the bug then.
>
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> Title:
> HUD search causes firefox to crash
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