Note: There are a few cases of duplicates in user autocompletion which are being worked on.

[MDC] Update Command Line Options page for SeaMonkey 2

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SeaMonkey
Project Organization
8 years ago
5 years ago

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(Reporter: InvisibleSmiley, Unassigned)

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Bug Flags:
wanted-seamonkey2.0 +
blocking-seamonkey2.0 -

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Description

8 years ago
SeaMonkey 2 will support several command line options that until now only Firefox supported. The Command Line Options page should be updated accordingly.

These work now:
-profile
-no-remote
-migration
-new-tab
-new-window
-safe-mode
-install-global-extension
-install-global-theme
-override
-preferences
-setDefaultBrowser
-setDefaultMail
-offline

These do not work (yet):
-search
-options
-app

Some existing SM options do not work anymore. These include:
-turbo
-splash (listed in seamonkey.man.in but that's probably outdated/dead)
-nosplash
-quiet

At some point in time someone should modify the Command Line options page to reflect these changes. The current page does not distinguish different application versions (except for -app) so I guess we shouldn't start and instead just replace all FF/TB-only notes by the corrected statements once SM2 is near release. For now I'll just add an entry to the Command Line Options Talk page.
Flags: blocking-seamonkey2?
Not blocking SM 2 on a developer documentation update. Yes we'd very much like for it to be done, but if it was the only bug left we definitely wouldn't hold the release for it.
Flags: wanted-seamonkey2+
Flags: blocking-seamonkey2?
Flags: blocking-seamonkey2-
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Comment 2

8 years ago
Meanwhile Neil took care of most items. TODO:

Should work in 2.0 (see comment 0; better check again):
-override
-preferences
-setDefaultBrowser
-setDefaultMail

Listed by Neil as working (needs checking):
-search

Comment 3

7 years ago
Doesn't this bug belong into the MDC component?

Updated

7 years ago
Summary: Update Command Line Options page for SeaMonkey 2 → [MDC] Update Command Line Options page for SeaMonkey 2

Comment 4

6 years ago
> Listed by Neil as working (needs checking):
> -search
Now that we use OpenSearch does this switch work?

Comment 5

6 years ago
(In reply to comment #2)
> Listed by Neil as working (needs checking):
> -search
I did? I don't remember that :s
(Reporter)

Updated

6 years ago
Depends on: 648781
(Reporter)

Comment 6

6 years ago
(In reply to comment #4)
> > Listed by Neil as working (needs checking):
> > -search
> Now that we use OpenSearch does this switch work?

No. It's still FF only. Corrected MDC now and filed bug 648781.
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Comment 7

6 years ago
(In reply to comment #6)
> (In reply to comment #4)
> > > Listed by Neil as working (needs checking):
> > > -search
> > Now that we use OpenSearch does this switch work?
> 
> No. It's still FF only. Corrected MDC now and filed bug 648781.

Updated MDC a final time.

BTW: -preferences comes up with an empty Appearance pane for me on Linux.

Comment 8

6 years ago
(In reply to comment #7)
> BTW: -preferences comes up with an empty Appearance pane for me on Linux.
I get that too - maybe some sort of dynamic overlay race condition :-\

Comment 9

5 years ago
Jens, Can we close this now?
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Comment 10

5 years ago
(In reply to Philip Chee from comment #9)
> Jens, Can we close this now?

I think comment 2 has not been addressed yet, but most things are done and there's no activity here, so we could probably close this if what's left is not done any time soon (i.e. leave it for a follow-up or forget about it for now).
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