Closed Bug 305923 Opened 17 years ago Closed 17 years ago

-profile command-line option silently fails if profile missing

Categories

(Toolkit :: Startup and Profile System, defect)

x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

()

VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 278860

People

(Reporter: joshkel, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.10) Gecko/20050716 Firefox/1.0.6
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.10) Gecko/20050716 Firefox/1.0.6

Running Firefox 1.0.6 or Thunderbird 1.0.6 with the -profile command-line option
silently fails if the directory specified is missing.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run firefox.exe -profile c:\does-not-exist or thunderbird.exe -profile
c:\does-not-exist.


Actual Results:  
Nothing.

Expected Results:  
Error message that c:\does-not-exist does not exist.
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20050825
Firefox/1.6a1 ID:2005082521

I see this too in 1.0.6.
In trunk and branch I do get a message, but the wrong one (the running but not
responding message)
Yeah. Like Ria said, we're still giving the wrong error message in 1.5.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 278860 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
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