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`firefox --browser <url>` opens url in an existing window, not the new one

NEW
Unassigned

Status

()

Toolkit
Startup and Profile System
P3
normal
2 years ago
9 months ago

People

(Reporter: sebaspe97, Unassigned)

Tracking

38 Branch
Points:
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(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

2 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Fedora; Linux x86_64; rv:38.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/38.0
Build ID: 20150518070114

Steps to reproduce:

Have multiple firefox instances running

firefox --browser http://site.org




Actual results:

it opend an extra firefox window, but the tab for http://site.org did not went to the newly spawned instance.


Expected results:

I expected the http://site.org tab to be going to the new instance

Updated

2 years ago
Component: Untriaged → Startup and Profile System
Product: Firefox → Toolkit

Updated

9 months ago
Priority: -- → P3

Updated

9 months ago
Summary: Unintuitive handling of --browser <extra args> → `firefox --browser <url>` opens url in an existing window, not the new one

Updated

9 months ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
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