Commercial build: Win32 2001-03-28-09-Mtrunk STEPS: 1- Using N6Setup.exe, select a proxy when installing. 2- Complete successful install. 3- Examine all-proxy.js The file seems to have a set of prefs entries for each previous install, almost like a log. Bug 39015 describes the basic function of this feature, and from the reading, my feeling is that the installer should over-write, rather than append an existing all-proxy.js.
but does it pick up the last settings set? The installer does not have a parser to search/replace strings in a file. What happens if you run and quit mozilla.exe? do you still see multiple settings, or just one?
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
I've been told that the prefs loader keeps only the last value for duplicate lines. If all-proxy.js exists, then blow it away before writing the new values.
over to david.
Assignee: ssu → dprice
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
taking all proxy related bugs
QA Contact: ktrina → gbush
adding Ben to proxy bugs as requested
Another example of some serious bustage: While goofing around and installing mozilla on a friends computer, entered a bogus hostname and no port value to see if it would failover to a direct connection. The installer does run off the direct connection (b/c port==0), but then when mozilla launches, it went deaf b/c it inhereted the port number of a previous proxy install: all-proxy.ja: pref("network.proxy.http_port", 443); pref("network.proxy.type", 1); pref("network.proxy.http", "asdfasdf"); pref("network.proxy.type", 1); Can't someone make a one-line change and blow the file away rather than append the file? Totally easy, and easy to reproduce, for that matter.
nsbeta1+ per buffy traige
Keywords: nsbeta1 → nsbeta1+
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla1.2alpha
minusing for buffy triage
Assignee: dprice → benc
Keywords: nsbeta1+ → nsbeta1-
-> defaults. I shouldn't be the owner.
Assignee: benc → ssu
QA Contact: gbush → bugzilla
I'm going to see if I can get a patch for this.
QA Contact: bugzilla → benc
Target Milestone: mozilla1.2alpha → ---
Here's the source of the problem, the function originally appeneded to all.js. bug 39015 comment 10.
The problem is this line: if((fJSFile = fopen(szJSFile, "a+t")) != NULL) My c is very rusty, but all that needs to be done is to change it to create a file instead of appending.
Created attachment 148052 [details] [diff] [review] over-writes all-proxy.js, rather than appends (I did not build this patch)
Comment on attachment 148052 [details] [diff] [review] over-writes all-proxy.js, rather than appends r=ssu
Comment on attachment 148052 [details] [diff] [review] over-writes all-proxy.js, rather than appends sr=dveditz
Attachment #148052 - Flags: superreview?(dveditz) → superreview+
Seamonkey and Firefox are using a new NSIS based installer. resolving this old bug, please reopen if you still get this with the new installer
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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