Which "mozilla" accepts options

Parv parv at pair.com
Sun Oct 24 14:42:48 PDT 2004

in message <417B4998.20505 at yahoo.com.au>,
wrote Ben Washington-Yule thusly...
> "mozilla -help" gives loads of options, the ones I'm interested in
> are -height <value> and -width <value>, but I have on my computer
> /usr/X11R6/bin/mozilla (a shell script),
> /usr/X11R6/lib/mozilla/mozilla (also a shell script) and
> /usr/X11R6/lib/mozilla/mozilla-bin (an executable)

bin/mozilla calls mozilla/mozilla which sets up the environment for
mozilla/mozilla-bin & eventually executes mozilla/mozilla-bin.

> , which of the "mozilla"s do I pass options to? I have tried all
> of them with little success.

When you run "mozilla -help", note the first line...

  Usage: ./mozilla-bin [ options ... ] [URL]

So it's mozilla/mozilla-bin which will take care of the options of
height & width.  If the specified options are ignored, then it is time
to search the bugs database for mozilla (or file a bug yourself) ...


...supplying "width height option" as the search term, yields ...

  -width and -height options ignored:

  - Parv


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