Re: [dev] [surf] segfault when playing embedded video

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:20:45 +0200


On Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:20:45 +0200 James Periwinkle <> wrote:
> surf-0.6, ©2009-2014 surf engineers, see LICENSE for details
> When attempting to play a video inside a frame, my terminal prints:
> ** Message: console message:  _AT_0: Blocked a frame with origin "" from accessing a frame with origin "".  The frame requesting access has a protocol of "https", the frame being accessed has a protocol of "http". Protocols must match.
> many times followed by surf crashing. There is usually a delay of several seconds between clicking the video and the crash.
> After doing some reading, I've learned that the console message is probably due to the fact webkit does not allow cross domain javascript access by default. [1] Since some may want this behavior as a security measure, surf must be able to handle this case without crashing.

Yeah, send a patch. All suckless users are programmers.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Wed Apr 02 2014 - 18:20:45 CEST

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