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Status: Verified
Closed: Oct 2009
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OS: Mac
Pri: 1
Type: Bug

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Chromium thinks it is the default when Safari is the default

Reported by, Oct 9 2009

Issue description

Chrome Version       : (28505)
OS version               : 

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Using Safari Set Default browser to
2. Open chromium and see the non-default browser message
3. Select make default browser
4. Restart safari and see that Safari is now set as the default browser
5. Restart Chromium and see that it thinks it is still the default

What is the expected result?
Chromium should know itself

What happens instead?
Chromium thinks it is safari
Labels: -Area-Misc -Pri-2 Area-BrowserUI Pri-1 Mstone-4 ReleaseBlock-Beta
Status: Assigned
This was caused by Mark's bundling changes. The default browser code expects the main app bundle to be


because that's what other apps will set. However, when we set the default browser ourselves, we set it to


because that's our "main bundle". As a result, it doesn't match what Safari sees, so it continues to display 
the default browser as Safari (because it can't find an app with that bundle). Conversely, when safari sets it, 
it doesn't match our expectations and we think we're not the default browser.

Mark, which API should we be using here now that MainAppBundle() has changed meaning?
Status: Started
Status: Fixed

Comment 5 by, Oct 14 2009

The following revision refers to this bug: 

r28813 | | 2009-10-13 07:12:45 -0700 (Tue, 13 Oct 2009) | 4 lines
Changed paths:

Use the real bundle identifier instead of the framework's identifier for detecting default browser identifier.
BUG= 24401 
TEST=set default to chromium from safari, verify chromium thinks it's default. set default to safari in safari, verify chromium thinks it's not default. Then set it to default and verify Safari thinks Chromium is default.
Review URL:

Status: Verified (Official Build 29072)
 Issue 25473  has been merged into this issue.
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Comment 8 by, Oct 12 2012

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Comment 9 by, Mar 10 2013

Labels: -Mstone-4 M-4
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Comment 10 by, Mar 13 2013

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