User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20051002 Firefox/1.4.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20051002 Firefox/1.4.1 When updating from Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20050930 Firefox/1.4 to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20051001 Firefox/1.4.1, uninstall information is not updated. This makes it impossible to uninstall via Add/Remove Programs. An "Uninstall log not found" error is given when trying to uninstall, and the Add/Remove Programs entry still refers to 'Mozilla Firefox (1.4)'. Additionally, on running a 1.4.1-branded installer, a new entry is created - for 'Mozilla Firefox (1.4.1)', instead of updating the existing entry. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Install the 20050930 branch nightly. 2. Auto-update to the 20051001 nightly. 3. Try to uninstall via Add/Remove Programs. Actual Results: "Log not found" error. Expected Results: Firefox is uninstalled.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
WFM. Installed 30-9 nightly. Updated it with Help > Check for updates. It updated it to 1-10 and I had no problem to uninstall in the Software window. (Do you want to uninstall Firefox 1.4 and all of its components...?) After uninstalling the directory was empty.
Note: I too experienced this bug, but only after Software Update first failed to successfully apply a partial update then switched to and successfully installed a complete update. Thus, if I'm not mistaken, this bug show up only if Software Update installs a complete build.
Darin, can you look into this? I think we probably need to make it better by Final.
Assignee: nobody → darin
Flags: blocking1.8b5? → blocking1.8b5+
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox1.5
I just checked the registry on my machine where Firefox was updated from 1.4 to 1.4.1, and it appears to have the same problem. The registry settings are not correct :-(
OK, the problem here is that the directory service query for XREExeF is failing. I think that what's going on here is that one of my patches for toolkit/xre didn't make it into the tree :-(
Created attachment 198468 [details] [diff] [review] v1 patch In fact, this is the patch I wrote for bug 301253. Unfortunately, I completely forgot to include it in the patch that I uploaded to that bug, and as a result it never made it into the tree. The patch is very simple. It just provides a directory service key that returns the same thing as the XRE_GetBinaryPath function.
Attachment #198468 - Flags: review?(benjamin)
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
we're gonna respin the beta 2 bits once this fix lands.
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