Subject: Re: Settings not saved with www/firefox2
To:, NetBSD/pkgsrc <>
From: Loic Hoguin <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 03/24/2007 12:36:16
On Sat, 24 Mar 2007 12:04:35 +0100, Joel CARNAT <> wrote:

> Hi,
> It seems that starting www/firefox2 for the first time (that is without
> an already existing ~/.mozilla directory) generates a profile directory
> where prefs.js is read-only. I've never seen that before, so it may be
> due to this version of firefox.
> I'm running firefox- with xorg-6.9.0nb3, from pkgsrc-HEAD.
> The issue is that settings just never get saved, there is no warning (or
> at least I didn't find any), and each time firefox is close and started
> back, you get the initial settings.
> I did a "chmod 644 ~/.mozilla/firefox/$MY_PROFILE_NAME/prefs.js" and
> everything is all right now.

I just got the same issue with firefox2-gtk1 under macppc.

Loc Hoguin