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When a newsgroups has disappeared and is removed, the next newsgroup is not checked [index error]



MailNews: Message Display
15 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: Jonas Kvarnström, Unassigned)


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15 years ago
I am subscribed to some newsgroups at a private server.  Recently some groups
were removed.  The next time I started Mozilla (1.2 alpha), I got a few dialog
windows asking whether to remove group A, group C, group E, group G, and so on.
 Groups B, D, F, and H were also removed, but I got no questions about them.

There appears to be a bug in that when I remove group A, all the remaining
groups are moved to lower indices in some list or array, but the loop index is
still increased.  So group B is where group A used to be, and is not checked --
Mozilla goes on to check group C.  It is removed, D is put in its place, and E
is checked, and so on.

After this procedure I have the groups B, D, F, H, and so on.  If I double-click
the news server in the side bar (to collapse it) and double-click it again (to
expand it), I get the same question about group B and F, and so on.

This has happened on Red Hat Linux 7.3 / Mozilla 1.2 alpha and on Windows 2000 /
Mozilla (unknown version -- either 1.1 or 1.2 alpha).

Sorry about the bad summary, but I can't come up with a short way of describing

Comment 1

14 years ago
Reporter: Is this still a problem with a current Mozilla build?

Comment 2

14 years ago
*** Bug 245229 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Product: Browser → Seamonkey


13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED


9 years ago
Component: MailNews: Subscribe → MailNews: Message Display
QA Contact: stephend → search
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