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[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#556428: Bug#556428: Bug#556428: exo-utils: Inconsistent behavior with latest Iceweasel

reassign 556428 iceweasel
On lun., 2009-11-16 at 01:07 -0600, Carlo Segre wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Nov 2009, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> >
> > Is that sure? Can you trace it? Run:
> >
> > exo-open --launch WebBrowser
> > sensible-browser
> Both these show the behavior I described.

Then it has nothing to do with exo-utils.
> >
> > Maybe using set -x to see the various calls. Do you have a BROWSER
> > variable defined? The fact that *only* iceweasel has the problem
> really
> > looks like a problem in iceweasel.
> >
> I tried as you suggested but there was no additional information from 
> this.  I don't have a BROWSER variable set and I have verified the 
> behavior on two machines (i386 and amd64).  I have also observed the 
> change in behavior as I upgraded from iceweasel 3.5.4 to the newest 
> version 3.5.5.  It is certainly the case that this is due to some
> change 
> in iceweasel but that doesn't mean the bug is to be fixed there. 

Well, it's the only browser exhibiting this behavior, and it does so
since an upgrade from that package, so I guess it does.

> Perhaps 
> it is necessary to change the behavior of "sensible-browser" and 
> "exo-open" to work with the new iceweasel.

exo-open has nothing to do with that, it just calls sensible browser.
And I don't think sensible-browser needs to break all other brothers
just because there was a change (which maybe he's a mistake) in
iceweasel. Wanted changed are usually announced with a transition plan.
> By the way, if I try "sensible-browser -x" the behavior i describe is
> not 
> observed.  i can't find the documentation to tell me what the "-x"
> option 
> might be doing but it may be a clue.

No, I meant using set -x in the sensible-browser script, to see the
debug output.

Anyway, reassigning to iceweasel.


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