Closed Bug 261016 Opened 17 years ago Closed 14 years ago

IE migration deletes contents of Bookmarks Toolbar Folder

Categories

(Firefox :: Migration, defect)

1.0 Branch
x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set
critical

Tracking

()

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 387137

People

(Reporter: tracy, Unassigned)

Details

Seen on Firefox Windows build 2004-09-22-08-0.9+

-delete the Firefox folder in Application Data\Mozilla
-launch Firefix: the Import Wizard should appear.
-Select IE and run import

tested results: When Firefox opens, notice that the Bookmakrs Toolbar is empty.

expected results:  The Bookmarks toolbar contains the two installation default
bookmarks.
note:  File | Import of IE setting does not delete the Bookmarks Toolbar items.
Assignee: bugs → nobody
From the code, I get the impression this was done on purpose.
See:
http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/browser/components/migration/src/nsIEProfileMigrator.cpp#411
On first start, aReplace is set to true. Then, the code is deleting the existing stuff based on that, see:
http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/browser/components/migration/src/nsIEProfileMigrator.cpp#1410
http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/browser/components/migration/src/nsIEProfileMigrator.cpp#1159
So my guess is that when you set aReplace to false always, this bug would go away.
But I'm not sure if that should be happening.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 387137
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