User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; de-DE; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050321 Firefox/1.0.2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; de-DE; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050321 Firefox/1.0.2 Have installed Thunderbird on a Mac mini. Created a new profile using a server directory on a Windows 2003 Server (SP1 installed) which already contained a profile used by some Windows clients. After opening the profile Thunderbird tells me that the profile is in use. Of course it is not, and of course I have rights to read, write and create files. As I understand, Thunderbird/Mac tries to create a file named .parentlock and Thunderbird/Windows creates a file named parent.lock to lock the profile. The Windows clients are doing their job but the Mac version fails. When I try to create such a file manually (with a starting dot) Windows tells me to use a correct file name. It ist not necessary to use a pre-created profile. The same issue occurs if I only try to create a new profile on the server. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Connect a MacOS Thunderbird to a Windows 2003 shared network directory 2. Create a new profile using a directory on the Windows share 3. Start Thunderbird Actual Results: Thunderbird tells me that the profile I seleted is in use and I should try later. Expected Results: Open the profile and work with it.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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