Add engines fails quietly unless user has rights to searchplugins dir

VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 232638

Status

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defect
VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 232638
15 years ago
14 years ago

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(Reporter: ajarmoniuk, Assigned: bugzilla)

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(Not tracked)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040911 Firefox/0.10
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040911 Firefox/0.10

Add engines... option does nothing if the user does not have write permission to
the searchplugins directory. The engine is not added. No warning is shown.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
0. Prerequisite: the user has no write permission to searchplugins dir.

1. Click on Add engines...; should load MyCroft.
2. Pick any search engine, a javascript confirmation dialog should pop up.
3. Pick "OK"

Actual Results:  
Nothing happens.

Expected Results:  
A warning message should pop up. 

Or, better, search plugins should be installed in user profile dir.
setting 
-> depends on bug 232638 move searchplugins directory to profile
Depends on: 232638

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 232638 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 15 years ago
No longer depends on: 232638
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Depends on: 248719
No longer depends on: 248719
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
*** Bug 297306 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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