Bug 242567 - www/firefox: Forgets preferences on every update
Summary: www/firefox: Forgets preferences on every update
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-gecko (Nobody)
Keywords: needs-qa
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-12-11 03:16 UTC by jglossinger
Modified: 2019-12-11 05:35 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
koobs: maintainer-feedback? (gecko)
koobs: exp-run?

pkg info requested (34.73 KB, text/plain)
2019-12-11 03:26 UTC, jglossinger
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Description jglossinger 2019-12-11 03:16:52 UTC
Firefox forgets preferences on every update. Firefox plugin settings are also forgotten.
Comment 1 Kubilay Kocak freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2019-12-11 03:20:00 UTC
Reporter, could you please provide additional information, including:

- Exact FreeBSD version (uname -a)
- pkg version -v output (as an attachment)
Comment 2 jglossinger 2019-12-11 03:26:34 UTC
Created attachment 209851 [details]
pkg info requested
Comment 3 jglossinger 2019-12-11 03:27:57 UTC
(In reply to Kubilay Kocak from comment #1)
All FreeBSD versions affected (this has always been a problem). Currently 12.1-RELEASE r354233

pkg version info attached
Comment 4 Jan Beich freebsd_committer 2019-12-11 05:35:15 UTC
Maybe your Firefox profile is corrupted. Can you reproduce with a fresh profile?

  $ mkdir /tmp/test_profile
  $ firefox -profile /tmp/test_profile
  $ pkg upgrade
  $ firefox -profile /tmp/test_profile