User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041103 Firefox/1.0RC2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041103 Firefox/1.0RC2 20041128 was working fine. installed nightly 12/01 in it's own directory to upgrade and it comes up blank Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. download nightly 12/01/04 2. install 3. start TB Actual Results: Blank UI (see attachment) Expected Results: populated 3 pane view related to bug 252127 ?
I see this too on Linux. Confirming and marking OS as All. Also raising the Severity to blocker. I've looked and looked but was unable to find an existing bug.
Severity: critical → blocker
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows 2000 → All
This bug is caused by the packaging manifest putting xbl bindings in mail.jar, so those bindings are now being used rather than the ones in toolkit.jar. The compose window is also complaining about missing charset entities. messengercompose.xul tries to use charset.dtd, but that dtd wasn't merged into the trunk from the aviary branch.
>This bug is caused by the packaging manifest putting xbl bindings in mail.jar, >so those bindings are now being used rather than the ones in toolkit.jar. Great research - I know nothing about these things. FWIW I don't see any open or recently changed packaging bugs, nor anything mentioning mail.jar or toolkit.jar more research * environment is IMAP * no dups or bugs found that may be remotely related * (installer reports "Installing TB version 0.6.0+" - what's up with that?) firstly, on w2k ... * original reported problem on windows 2000 * per screen shot attachment 167565 [details] the only text in the window are the words "view" and "folders" - no menus, folders, mail nor splash screen on winXP ... just installed nightly 12/01 on winxp home with similar results, but not identical per attachment 167832 [details] * TB operating OK in "a few" respects - TB startup splash screen panel - folders panel - toolbar widgets display - address book (but no command menu line) - detects new mail (unread count changes) - all IMAP folders clickable under "Folders" but nothing appears in "view" panel * however - view panel is empty and incapable of displaying any messages - not prompted for my mail password at TB startup - "N" takes me from mail to first unread newsgroup, but does not display unread mail - write new message = "an error occurred while creating a message compose window" - no text in the command menu bar - "search for messages" panel can be started, but comes up blank bug 272744 and bug 272530 may be unrelated as they are different platforms and symptoms, but a bit coincidental that they are reported at the same time Installed 12/03 nightly build on XP machine - similar results with this exception, "write new message" results in a window containing "<menu id="maileditCharsetMenu" label="&charsetMenu.label;" accesskey="&charsetMenu.accesskey;" datasources="rdf:charset-menu" ... (I'd report the build numbers but, well, help>about is not accessible)
(In reply to comment #5) > (I'd report the build numbers but, well, help about is not accessible) On MS Windows, you can know it through property of thunderbird.exe. Property of thunderbird.exe -> Version (Information) -> Product Version Problem still occurs on 1.8a6: 2004120405 build of nightly/latest-trunk(Win-2K). http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/nightly /latest-trunk/thunderbird-win32.zip (timestamp=04-Dec-2004 15:37)
As I wrote in Bug 272744 Comment #5, problem on 2004/12/01 was ; http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/nightly /latest-trunk/thunderbird-win32.zip (1.8a6: 2004120107) > XML Parsing Error: undefined entity > Location: chrome://mozapps/content/profile/profileSelection.xul > Line Number 42, Column 10: > title="&windowtitle.label;" > --------^ But above has already disappeared, then problem is this bug now, same problem as attachment 167565 [details], on 1.8a6: 2004120405 (win-2K). What's going on in Thunderbird trunk? Who is doing it?
no one is doing anything with the thunderbird trunk. We're busy trying to ship 1.0. I'm sure the trunk is very broken after the firefox 1.0 landing last week for tbird. We probably won't start looking into these issues until we've released. Sorry!
(In reply to comment #8) > no one is doing anything with the thunderbird trunk. > We're busy trying to ship 1.0. > I'm sure the trunk is very broken after the firefox 1.0 landing last week for > tbird. Oh I see. Probably result of intermittent preparation work for merging. > We probably won't start looking into these issues until we've released. > Sorry! Not at all. I do not use latest-trunk until normal work will start again. I continue to use latest-0.9 for verification test of your great patchs. By the way, Mscott, thanks for resolving lo---nglived "#" problem in addition to more lo---nglived "/" and '?" problem :-)
Summary: TB nightly 12/01/04 comes up blank → TB nightly 12/01/04 comes up blank (/thunderbird/nightly/latest-trunk only)
Patch based on sdwalker's comment. Seems to work nicely.
Comment on attachment 168654 [details] [diff] [review] patch v1 thanks dan.
uumm... So as far as I can tell the patch hasn't been checked in. Is there any reason why?
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
I just backed myself out. Turns out that mscott landed a different and better fix for this in the interim by pointing the XUL towards the charsetOverlay.dtd that's already included in the toolkit.
The packaging manifests (my earlier comment about toolkit.jar can be ignored; I had forgotten that toolkit.jar does not get shipped) are still somehow horking builds. Can anyone (Pratik, others?) reproduce the "blank"ness issue shown in the screenshots on platforms other than Windows?
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: FIXED → ---
(In reply to comment #14) > I just backed myself out. Turns out that mscott landed a different and better > fix for this in the interim by pointing the XUL towards the charsetOverlay.dtd > that's already included in the toolkit. I'm not seeing it in the nightlies. Are you referring to what he landed on 12/20?
*** Bug 275798 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
(In reply to comment #15) > Can anyone (Pratik, others?) reproduce the "blank"ness issue shown in > the screenshots on platforms other than Windows? I see the "blankness" on Linux with todays build (2004-12-22).
(In reply to comment #16) > (In reply to comment #14) > > I just backed myself out. Turns out that mscott landed a different and better > > fix for this in the interim by pointing the XUL towards the charsetOverlay.dtd > > that's already included in the toolkit. > > I'm not seeing it in the nightlies. Are you referring to what he landed on 12/20? My lame comment was meant to mean I don't see a fix affecting the 12/22 nightly. The bug is still there. If the landing happened a couple days ago wouldn't it have hit the nightly? Is there a different bug# that mscott was addressing?
WFM TB version 0.6+ (20050110) 1.8a6: 2005011014 Dan, Mscott, do we mark resolved by a checkin for this bug? Or as a dup, eg bug 276918?
let's just re-resolve it as fixed.
Status: REOPENED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago → 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
marking this VERIFIED. This should be a differnt bug, but ... interestingly, just yesterday 4/2/05 TB stopped processing new mail, and continued not working for about 24 hours. I restarted TB, all I got was the command menu items (ala as reported in this bug) but nothing works and of course no mail is shown. I restarted a couple times and same problem. Tried again today and finally it "woke up" - everything displays and works. So it's strange - I have not changed my version of TB in months and I did not delete any files in the profile to get this to work again.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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