Subject: Re: Re: Settings not saved with www/firefox2
To: Loic Hoguin <>
From: Joel CARNAT <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 03/24/2007 12:49:45
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On Sat, Mar 24 2007 - 12:36, Loic Hoguin wrote:
> 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.

On my installation, /usr/pkg/lib/firefox/defaults/profile/prefs.js est
set 0444. I expect firefox to be copying this file at first start
without using the environment umask value...

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