Bug 456619 - https URLs clicked in thunderbird-1.5 do not initiate seamonkey properly
https URLs clicked in thunderbird-1.5 do not initiate seamonkey properly
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 456193
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: thunderbird (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Kai Engert (:kaie)
: Regression
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Reported: 2008-07-24 20:05 EDT by Ben Levenson
Modified: 2009-08-11 06:51 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-08-05 13:15:30 EDT
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Description Ben Levenson 2008-07-24 20:05:03 EDT
Description of problem:
1- set default browser to seamonkey
2- upgrade seamonkey to 1.0.9-24.el4, (requires nss-
3- start thunderbird
4- view an email with a https URL
5- click it

Actual results:
This document connot be displayed unless you install the Personal Security
Manager (PSM). Download and install PSM and try again, or contact your system

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

Expected results:
https page should load

Additional info:
I can't reproduce this with evo28 & new seamonkey/nss packages
or with thunderbird and old seamonkey/seamonkey-nss packages

Additionally, clicking a URL in thunderbird with ff3 set as the default browser
does not open the link in ff3.


kengert identified the problem:
<kengert> when thunderbird starts seamonkey, it does so with an LD_LIBRARY_PATH
that includes the nss libraries that are shipped with thunderbird
<kengert> when seamonkey starts up, it might see the libs from thunderbird,
instead of the ones from seamonkey (which are probably later in the path)
<kengert> then there might be some incompatibility between libs
<kengert> let me try to remove the nspr and nss libs shipped with thunderbird ,
which should work fine
<kengert> my test is successful. after having moved the nspr/nss libs away, the
test case can load the https page


Note, https links work if seamonkey is already up and running.  So until we have
a fix, users can workaround the issue by launching seamonkey before they click
on an https link in thunderbird.
Comment 1 Kai Engert (:kaie) 2008-07-24 20:17:07 EDT
I can't set the rhel-4.7.z flag
Comment 2 Kai Engert (:kaie) 2008-07-24 20:17:47 EDT
The fix is to change thunderbird to no longer ship an internal NSPR/NSS, but
link against the system packages.
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-08-05 09:58:53 EDT
This bugzilla has Keywords: Regression.  

Since no regressions are allowed between releases, 
it is also being proposed as a blocker for this release.  

Please resolve ASAP.
Comment 4 Kai Engert (:kaie) 2008-08-05 13:15:30 EDT
Resolving as a dupe of bug 456193, which already got acks.

Both SeaMonkey and Firefox experience the same problem, a single fix to thunderbird will resolve both problems.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 456193 ***

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