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Fri, 08. February 2013 – 13:38

Damn right it did! I am having a hard time remembering when last a version of the Opera we browser would work on my macBook Pro. Not that it crashes somewhen during surfing websites – it does not even start up and crashes pretty much right away.

Process:         Opera [42794]
Path:            /Applications/Opera.app/Contents/MacOS/Opera
Identifier:      com.operasoftware.Opera
Version:         12.14 (12141738)
Build Info:      Unknown-Unknown~1738
Code Type:       X86 (Native)
Parent Process:  ??? [1]

Date/Time:       2013-02-08 00:43:10.548 +0100
OS Version:      Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549)
Report Version:  6

Interval Since Last Report:          94910 sec
Crashes Since Last Report:           1
Per-App Interval Since Last Report:  15 sec
Per-App Crashes Since Last Report:   1

Exception Type:  EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGBUS)
Exception Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE at 0x0000000000000034
Crashed Thread:  0  Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread

So as much as I would like to have Opera as an alternate web browser, it is not usable at all at this point in time.

Of course I had a look at the error log, which was produced; but as to be suspected the application is pretty much self-contained, not relying on too many system-dependencies; amongst the latter of course there are parts of the general system infrastructure, but this is nothing which would get affected (at least I would hope so) when running an number of packages from MacPorts.