Bug 174803 - Already running browser fails on above URL
Summary: Already running browser fails on above URL
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Aillon
QA Contact:
URL: http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on...
Whiteboard: FF3RawhideClose
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-12-02 13:20 UTC by Bob Chiodini
Modified: 2018-04-11 15:03 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-12-20 16:47:51 UTC

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Description Bob Chiodini 2005-12-02 13:20:22 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051201 Fedora/1.5-1 Firefox/1.5

Description of problem:
openurl() seems to truncate the passed URL if it contains commas.  The above mentioned URL will not open correctly if firefox is already running.  The URL passed to firefox, through, openurl is truncated to:


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Execute firefox

2.  Execute /usr/lib/firefox-1.5/mozilla-xremote-client -a firefox 'openurl(http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,22fr,1,hfcu,kuvm,jjrf,fhg)'

The above was glommed from debugging /usr/bin/firefox

3.  Note blank page in firefox and truncated URL

Actual Results:  Blank page appears in firefox and URL is truncated.

Expected Results:  Firefox should take me to the requested URL.  This worked correctly prior to 1.5.

Additional info:

To get the information in Step 2 above I added:

#!/bin/bash -x
exec >> /tmp/firefox.log 2>&1

To /usr/bin/firefox.

Comment 1 Bob Chiodini 2006-05-16 16:46:18 UTC
Problem seems to be fixed in the latest 1.5 release.  Tested under
firefox- (rawhide).

MIght be related to https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=304000


Comment 2 Matěj Cepl 2007-12-20 16:47:51 UTC
We just updated the Firefox version in Fedora/development from 2.0 to a 3.0
pre-release version, which improves performance, memory usage, and fixes many
bugs and crashes.

Closing as CANTFIX since we aren't fixing bugs filed against 2.0 now that 3.0 is
in.  If this bug is still present in rawhide using a Firefox 3.0 version, please
re-open this bug.

Thanks and Happy Holidays

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