Brave 0.23.73 crashes when clicking a link, but clicking SAME link in SOURCE page works


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On page at clicking on link with text “from Omnystudios” crashes brave.

The URL shown by hovering on this link is “”. If I TYPE this in and hit , the page is smoothly accessed with no crash.

Also, if I view the SOURCE page of the page with the crashing link, it shows the target URL as indicated above. ( If I click on this in the SOURCE view page, the target page is smoothly accessed with no crash.

This is reproducible, and has existed for (at least) the past two days. Weird? Clicking on the link in the original page CRASHES brave, but typing in the same URL doesn’t. Nor does clicking on the link embedded in the SOURCE view. I’ve never seen anything like this. Someone will probably get excited enough to figure out what is happening.

Now that I know how to access the page I want, I’m not impeded by this weird bug. But if this report helps make brave better, I’m all for it. Thank you for a nifty browser that’s getting better all the time!

== bilker


Hi @blargo

Thanks for your report! I’m not reproducing the issue, so could you please open a new tab and go to chrome://crashes. On this page could you find the ‘Uploaded Crash Report IDs’ that correspond to the time you saw the crash and post those IDs here so I can share with development?

Thank you!

cc @Mattches


Hi Lauren,

I was able to quickly and easily crash brave again this morning, by
clicking on the link-text “from Omnystudios” on the page at

Immediately thereafter, I opened a new tab and went to
chrome://crashes. Here are the two uploaded crash reports around the
time of my crashing brave this morning:

Uploaded Crash Report ID fa06ea5654689795 (Local Crash ID: Chromium)
Crash report uploaded on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 6:34:06 AM

Uploaded Crash Report ID d936fc86c48840bc (Local Crash ID: Chromium)
Crash report uploaded on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 6:34:05 AM


Thanks! I’ve added them to an issue where I’m tracking crashes:



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