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[Bug 1040105] New: Firefox build using gcc7 has unusable UI
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  • Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 09:06:38 +0000
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Bug ID: 1040105
Summary: Firefox build using gcc7 has unusable UI
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Tumbleweed
Version: Current
Hardware: Other
OS: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Firefox
Assignee: bnc-team-mozilla@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Reporter: dimstar@xxxxxxxxxxxx
QA Contact: qa-bugs@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

We are in progress of promoting gcc7 to become the default compiler - by now we
are through with the build fails.

As a big surprise, openQA caught Firefox having a broken UI when it was built
with gcc7:

I found similar reports from Redhat:

The solution for them seems was:
* disable -O3 compiler optimization (not sure if we are on O2 or O3 for FF?)

* as a followup, mozbz#1321579 was observed (ff crashing) which they fixed with

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