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users home directory bookmarks.html file gets overwritten if firebird is run as root

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

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critical
RESOLVED WORKSFORME
15 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: pixystyx, Assigned: p_ch)

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030824 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030824 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1

users home directory bookmarks.html file gets overwritten if firebird is run as root

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run firbird as a regular user and save some bookmarks
2. close firebird then reopen it as root
3. bookmarks.html file is overwritten by the root instance of firebird with a
new and empty bookmarks.html file

Actual Results:  
The bookmarks.html file is overwritten by the root instance of firebird with a
new and empty bookmarks.html file

Expected Results:  
It should have either used /root for its .phoenix directory, or not overwritten
the bookmarks.html file.

Comment 1

15 years ago
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031217 Firebird/0.7+

wfm, no file gets overwritten.
this WFM when I'm on linux, not sure what would have happened here, can this be
reproduced with clean user profiles?

Comment 3

15 years ago
-> WFM on current trunk builds and reporter never responded to request for more
info.  Feel free to reopen if you still see this on current trunk builds.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
sorry for bugspam, long-overdue mass reassign of ancient QA contact bugs, filter on "beltznerLovesGoats" to get rid of this mass change
QA Contact: mconnor → bookmarks
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