Re: Mozilla asks stupid questions!!
From: Chris F.A. Johnson (cfajohnson_at_gmail.com)
Date: 8 Sep 2004 18:46:02 GMT
On 2004-09-08, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> Chris F.A. Johnson wrote:
>> On 2004-09-08, Alexander Skwar wrote:
>>>Chris F.A. Johnson wrote:
>>>> The discussion is about creating a new, independent instance of
>>>> Mozilla, not a new [instance of a] window in the existing instance
>>>> of Mozilla.
>>>That's what the discussion is about? How did you get that idea?
>> By reading what was written.
> Strange. Are you sure that you read the thread starting at
That's what's in the header, and that message was:
> > LM 9.2, Moz 1.7.2. Just installed this Moz because Moz 1.4 refused to
> > start. Now works except if I start Moz navigator from the menu and then
> > mail, also from the menu (or the other way around) it always asks, at
> > the second window to open ) to select profile, I choose default wihich
> > it always has been, then Moz says can't start, profile is in use. If I
> > start the other app from the window menu, everything normal. How do I
> > getm rid of Moz asking for the profile?
IOW, starting a new instance of Mozilla. Otherwise that profile
requester would not show up.
And, as has been stated, one can open a new window in the current
instance by using the -remote option.
>>>The discussion is about that stupid profile manager window showing
>>>up, when Mozilla is running and then started/called again.
>> And that only happens when it is started as a separate process.
> Of course. That's the only possible way, because when the shell
> script "mozilla" (or "firefox" or whatnot) is started, a new, seperate
> process is started. The question is, how this process should behave.
> So, how do you start the shell script "mozilla" without starting
> a new process?
By using the -remote option. The shell script is a separate
process, but it exits after sending a message to the running
-- Chris F.A. Johnson http://cfaj.freeshell.org/shell =================================================================== My code (if any) in this post is copyright 2004, Chris F.A. Johnson and may be copied under the terms of the GNU General Public License