so, i created a new profile today, and now it is no longer available as a choice in the profile manager. the profile data appears to be intact, but mozilla refuses to use it. there is no "lock" file in the profile directory either. this is really strange because i ran mozilla several times with this profile. perhaps it matters that i had another instance of mozilla running w/ a different profile?? could there have been corruption of the profile registry?? anyhow if there is anything i can do to debug this problem, please let me know. 2003013108 linux trunk.
i may have even been running a debug CVS build (updated this morning) with a third profile (probably all at the same time).
Is it possible that you had instance A open, created a new profile with Instance B, closed instance B and while instance B is not running you closed Instance A which writes the registry.dat file back (the old one without the new profile) ?
Dup. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 151000 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
matti: yup, that is probably exactly what i did :(
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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