"seamonkey -venkman" opens unwanted browser window

RESOLVED FIXED

Status

defect
RESOLVED FIXED
10 years ago
9 months ago

People

(Reporter: mnyromyr, Assigned: mnyromyr)

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When starting seamonkey with just one of the following commandline options
 -jsconsole
 -venkman
it will not only open the requested window, but also drag a mere browser window into existence nobody did draw a pentagram for...
See Bug 395371. In the mean time as a workaround start seamonkey with -silent as well as -jsconsole.

Also Karsten you have been around long enough to know that you should file one bug per issue/component. So one each for each commandline handler.
Component: Startup & Profiles → Venkman JS Debugger
OS: Linux → All
Product: SeaMonkey → Other Applications
QA Contact: profile-manager → venkman
Hardware: x86 → All
This patch denies opening any default windows like browser if -venkman is given, so that we're able to set our future breakpoints beforehand...

(In reply to comment #1)
> See Bug 395371. In the mean time as a workaround start seamonkey with -silent
> as well as -jsconsole.

Meh, that comment #5 there just doesn't make sense, that's just plain counter-intuitive.

> Also Karsten you have been around long enough to know that you should file one
> bug per issue/component. So one each for each commandline handler.

Well, I did file *one* issue with the startup handler code, I couldn't foresee you'd be changing the component... :-P
Assignee: nobody → mnyromyr
Attachment #378083 - Flags: review?(gijskruitbosch+bugs)
Comment on attachment 378083 [details] [diff] [review]
prevent default handling if -venkman is present

r=me
Attachment #378083 - Flags: review?(gijskruitbosch+bugs) → review+
Pushed as <http://hg.mozilla.org/venkman/rev/d3e68b8f918e>.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Summary: "seamonkey -venkman" (and others) opens unwanted browser window → "seamonkey -venkman" opens unwanted browser window
Product: Other Applications → Other Applications Graveyard
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