Closed Bug 200502 Opened 17 years ago Closed 17 years ago
"-splash" command-line option (and probably also others) causes URL argument to be ignored
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (*; U; *; en-US; rv:1.2.1 & 1.3) Gecko/20021130 & Gecko/20030312 When the "-splash" option is specified as the last option on the command-line, Mozilla ignores the following URL argument. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. in Linux, make sure Mozilla's not running (not necessary in Windoze, because running mozilla(.exe) again just opens another window) 2. execute "mozilla -splash http://www.mozilla.org/" - works as if no URL was specified Actual Results: Mozilla starts up as if "mozilla -splash" was executed, ie. it doesn't open the URL specified. Expected Results: Mozilla should open the URL specified the same way it does when "mozilla http://www.mozilla.org/" is executed (this time, "-splash" was omitted). Well, with the additional splash screen shown, which is not default in Linux. ;-) The analysis shows the "-splash" option sometimes screws up the command-line parsing process. (Please note this bug "works" both in Linux and Windoze (not sure about other OSes), even when the "-splash" option has no effect in Windoze as the splash screen is shown by default there (like it couldn't do the same in Linux?).) Separating the offending "-splash" option with other options (eg. "-width <arg>" and/or "-height <arg>") fixed thigs alll right. That is, executing "mozilla -splash -width 500 -height 500 http://www.mozilla.org/" works fine as if no "-splash" was present (in the terms of the problems caused by the option, the splash is, of course, shown as one might expect). Other options might have the same effect, I can report the same bug being caused, for example, by "-nosplash". This might look like a dupe of the bug #58523. But the "effects" of both bugs are different, even though their source might be similar if not the same.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58523 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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