need to normalize [profd] file prefs

RESOLVED FIXED in Thunderbird 5.0b1

Status

defect
RESOLVED FIXED
8 years ago
8 years ago

People

(Reporter: Bienvenu, Assigned: Bienvenu)

Tracking

Trunk
Thunderbird 5.0b1
x86
Windows 7

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If a user edits profile.ini such that the profile dir is not normalized (e.g., adding ./ in front of the profdir), then we start to have strange failures, e.g., moving multiple local messages). I believe the issue has to do with a mismatch between the db file path and the folder file path - one of them is normalized, so they don't match, and we use different db's. In any case, normalizing the directory when we read the pref fixes the issues.

I don't know if this will help other situations. I know we've had issues with people who change the default directory having strange problems.
Posted patch proposed fixSplinter Review
Attachment #520808 - Flags: review?(bugzilla)
Attachment #520808 - Flags: review?(bugzilla) → review+
fixed on trunk - http://hg.mozilla.org/comm-central/rev/210f183920f2
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Thunderbird 3.3a4
Version: unspecified → Trunk
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