Closed Bug 217116 Opened 17 years ago Closed 17 years ago
don't force use of absolute file names: use $PATH
It's lame that the "What should mozilla do with this file" dialog doesn't let me just type "xine" into the "Open it with" field. Instead, it makes me have to figure out whether that is "/usr/bin/xine" or "/usr/local/bin/xine" or "/usr/X11R6/bin/xine". Mozilla should let me enter just the *name* of the program, and only complain if that program does not exist somewhere on $PATH. Mozilla 1.4 Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030701
setting it from the preference dialog works... it sets the pref blindly. When the pref is actually used, nsExternalHelperAppService::FillContentHandlerProperties calls GetFileTokenForPath, which looks through the path. the helperAppDialog sets preferredApplicationHandler directly without looking at the path.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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