[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#735527: Bug#735527: ignores $DISPLAY on creating new windows

Michael Gilbert mgilbert at debian.org
Fri Jan 17 00:35:41 UTC 2014

control: tag -1 upstream

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 2:23 AM, Harald Dunkel wrote:
> Package: chromium
> Version: 31.0.1650.63-1~deb7u1
> If I run
>         env DISPLAY=:4 chromium
> then I get another window in my background VNC session
> (DISPLAY=:42) instead. There is no error message, just
> Created new window in existing browser session.
> Obviously $DISPLAY is ignored when chromium searches
> for existing sessions.

This is more of an upstream issue.  Would you mind reporting it there?

You may also want to look through the command-line switches to see if
there is something that will ignore existing open browser sessions.

Best wishes,

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