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Unmigrated profile list is not updated

VERIFIED WONTFIX

Status

Core Graveyard
Profile: BackEnd
P3
normal
VERIFIED WONTFIX
18 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: Ben Goodger (use ben at mozilla dot org for email), Assigned: selmer (gone))

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 95

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

I have a set of 4.x profiles on my computer. Mozilla reports some of them in its
list of "unmigrated profiles" in the Profile Manager.

Today I deleted some of the 4.x profiles with 4.x's Profile Manager. However
Mozilla still shows them in my list of unmigrated profiles. Also, I created a
new 4.x profile but it did not show up in Mozilla's list as unmigrated.

Seth experienced something like this too in that he doesnt see his 4.x profiles
in the list of unmigrated profiles.
I'm not sure my problem is related to bens.

my guess is that ben's problem is this:

he start up 5.0, it grabs all the 4.x profile info and stuffs it into the 5.0
mozilla registry

4.x obviously doesn't tinker with the 5.0 registry.

perhaps we need to have 5.0 re-check the 4.x registry and validate any
unmigrated profiles?
(Assignee)

Updated

18 years ago
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
(Assignee)

Comment 2

18 years ago
We deemed this an uncommon corner case (outside this building anyway.)  Yes, we
grab the 4.x info once and ignore it ever thereafter.  Attempting to do
otherwise turns out to be ambiguous and therefore a lot of work.  Most
non-developers don't create profiles on purpose and would never hit this, so we
decided it was a very very low priority.

Your workaround is to delete your mozregistry.dat file and try again.  This will
clear up our memory and we'll rediscover the current state.

Updated

18 years ago
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED

Comment 3

18 years ago
verified

Updated

18 years ago
Component: Profile Manager → Profile Manager BackEnd

Comment 4

18 years ago
Moving all Profile Manager bugs to new Profile Manager Backend component.
Profile Manager component to be deleted.
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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