Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 496602
epiphany not always showing favicon next to URL bar
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:06:37 EDT
galeon and epiphany are no longer showing a web site "faveicon.ico" icon next to the URL bar or in the bookmarks toolbar/menu. This makes it impossible to create minimalist "icon-only" toolbar bookmarks.
I'm initially filing this bug against xulrunner to get some initial help. Are you guys aware of an API change that is causing this ? What would be the API call to grep for in the epiphany/galeon source code ?
Created attachment 340317 [details]
I am guessing there have been (internal to mozilla, but nevertheless important to embedders) *CONTRACTID changes to some of the interfaces galeon/epiphany are using. Rebuilding against current xulrunner helps here. Needed this additional patch.
Yanko, thanks for the patch. Indeed recompiling galeon fixed it.
After recompiling epiphany, the favicon.ico seems strangely flaky, with sites such as digg or slashdot not displaying the icons at all...
Reassigning to epiphany.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
This might be relevant to fix this issue: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=578575#c5
By the way, I'm running epiphany-2.26.3-2.fc11.x86_64 here. And as the page linked in my previous post states, this bug only affects ICO pictures (favicons in PNG are shown correctly).
The patch attached to comment #5 in Gnome Bugzilla seems to fix the issue. I'll be happy to test any updates suggested by the maintainers too.
Direct link to patch: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=135109&action=view
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