Testing Profile Migration I found that I was unable to add bookmarks or to move to different urls (as done in new profile/bookmark testing) Steps to Reproduce: 1) Migrate a 4.x profile (4.7 us pro) 2)Launch apprunner and try the url http://www.cnn.com 3)Try to add current page to bookmark Actual Results: Nothing happens, apprunner stays on opening page, bookmarks are not updated Expected Results: Navigate to cnn.com, add url to bookmarks Build Date & Platform Bug Found: 1999070908, WinNT (cannot test 95,98 see bug 9502) (profile migration not available on Mac or Linux yet) Note: Menu Bookmark pulldown menu 'looks' different from the one used with new 5.0 profile, default or one created. It contains only two entries..add current page and manage bookmarks Don, I am not sure this is profile migration issue-profile migrates-I am not sure 'what' reads the bookmark file or the url....the new prefs50.js file is being read properly.
see bug 9431 for similar behavior
Assignee: dbragg → don
Component: Profile Migration → Browser-General
This is a general browser error. The browser is supposed to read/convert/write the old bookmark.htm format. For that reason the profile migration tool will not do any conversion on it. It is simply copied and it is being copied correctly. Reassigning to Browser-General (aka Don Melton). I looked for a more specific category but alas none exist.
cc'ing waterson -he fixed both 7921 (bookmarks) and 9431, not sure if this is related.
You should be able to add new bookmarks, and you can modify all bookmark attributes _except_ for the bookmark's URL (see bug 9246). Could you please re-verify that this is broken? If indeed it is, please reassign to me.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Summary: [PP]Win Using a migrated profile does not allow to add bookmarks or move to new url → write out new bookmarks.html file if none exists
Target Milestone: M9
Okay, it turns out the profile mirgration is migrating the Win32 bookmarks file as "bookmark.htm". I'm expecting to see "bookmarks.html" (on ALL platforms), so can we get the profile migrartion code to appropriately rename the file? (I've opened bug 9697 for that.) In the meantime, I will make sure that the browser will write out a new bookmarks file if none exists. Renaming bug appropriately.
So, I think that its BAD BAD BAD to change the name of the bookmark's file!!! Third-party utilities will be looking for the old name of the file (whatever it is for a given platform). INSTEAD, the 5.0 bookmark's code should handle finding a bookmark's file with any of the older names and use the name it finds. I have code to do exactly that, and I'm going to check it in.
Okay, you touched it last. For that, you win this bug!
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Marking as fixed so QA can re-test.
build 1999072808 WinNT Using a migrated profile, I am not able to add bookmarks as originally noted Bookmark menu (with migrated profile) is different from the one appearing when using a newly created 5.0 profile. Migrated bookmarks file [ (4.x = bookmark.htm)(5.0 = bookmarks.html) (migrated bookmark file = bookmark.html)
Clearing FIXED resolution due to Reopen.
When migrating from 4.x to 5.0, the bookmark file should NOT be renamed. This bug should be reassigned to whoever is working on the migration. Who's that?
Summary: write out new bookmarks.html file if none exists → Not able to add bookmarks to a migrated profile
Changing summary line from 'write out new bookmarks.html file if none exists' to the above. Also in this issue is matter of name bookmark file should have in 5.0 cc'ing dbragg on migration issue
I'm reassigning this to Don. :) Let's make sure that the migration code is NOT rename the bookmarks file. There is code in 5.0 which currently checks for "bookmarks.html" and, if that doesn't exist, then tries "bookmark.htm". Robert
I'll see your reassignment and raise you an Accept, Robert! I removed this code when I saw your eloquent comments about how we shouldn't change the name. I don't think I've check it in though. Necko doth block. I'll mark this fixed as soon as I can check in.
Good man! :^) Tree is now open, too!
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 20 years ago → 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Fixed. The migration code no longer changes the name of bookmarks.htm to bookmarks.html
Aug15 build bookmarks from migrated profile are showing in Seamonkey-file name is being migrated properly-verifying this bug see bug 11955 for 'unable to add bookmarks' to any profile
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