[PATCH] Support for launching Chrome browser(if present) from HS20 client

Somdas Bandyopadhyay som6000 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 04:59:12 PST 2015

I agree that if the user  saves his/her option then the pop up will
not be shown. PFA the patch that can be used to give the option to the
user for selecting his/her browser. One thing is for sure that we
should not be always launching the native android browser as it is not
present in most of the devices.  I would anyways prefer that we
directly launch the chrome browser (patch submitted earlier in the
thread), instead of showing a pop up to the user for selecting the

On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 4:44 PM, Johannes Berg <johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-11-03 at 16:24 +0530, Somdas Bandyopadhyay wrote:
>> HI Johannes,
>> The code already uses /system/bin/am start -a
>> android.intent.action.VIEW [...] .. as suggested by you. Not
>> specifying the -n argument will give the option to the user to select
>> the browser. But it pops out a dialog for the user to select the
>> browser, which is an extra step and might irritate the user also.
> Fair enough. Does it *always* do that extra step though? I thought it
> remembered the choice - is that dependent on the caller, so for every
> new caller it would ask again?
> Anyway, it's all Jouni's decision in the end :)
> johannes

Thanks and regards,
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