Build ID: 20001108 (NS6 branch) Platform: Mac OS 9 To reproduce: - Launch the profile manager - Create a profile with a long name (I'm guessing more than 32 chars) - After activation, the My Sidebar area is blank - Tabs | Customize Sidebar gives a window with no available tabs (it's all blank) - If you quit and relaunch Netscape 6, the profile you just created will have disappeared
shrir, could this be a result of bug 58099?
58099 is (was) about blank 'what's related' and that is fixed.
reassinging to racham.
Assignee: putterman → racham
It will be nice if we have a feature in nsIFile that tells us the platform specific limitations so that we can enforce the check from the frontend...
Doing a mass reassign to Conrad Carlen. Conrad is going address all current and upcoming profile manager issues. Please do not hesitate to involve me in any of the issues.
Assignee: racham → ccarlen
Yikes, it sure does. The front end needs code so the user knows the name is too long and the backend should ensure this as well.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla0.8
The above patch makes the front-end limit the profile name length. Since we don't have a good XP way to find this limit, I just used navigator.platform.
we should capture other OS's too (at least linux and windows).
-> mozilla 0.9
Target Milestone: mozilla0.8 → mozilla0.9
Target Milestone: mozilla0.9 → mozilla0.9.1
-> future. It's an edge case.
Target Milestone: mozilla0.9.1 → Future
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Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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