Subject: Re: setting preferences in Sunbird
To: Daniel Horecki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 10/31/2007 23:33:06
On Thu, 1 Nov 2007 00:20:59 +0100
"Daniel Horecki" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 11/1/07, Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I'm having trouble setting preferences in Sunbird. Rather, I can
> > set (most) preferences, but they're not saved. This message shows
> > up in the error console.
> > Error: uncaught exception: [Exception... "Component returned failure
> > code: 0x80520015 (NS_ERROR_FILE_ACCESS_DENIED)
> > [nsIPrefService.savePrefFile]" nsresult: "0x80520015
> > (NS_ERROR_FILE_ACCESS_DENIED)" location: "JS frame ::
> > chrome://global/content/bindings/preferences.xml ::
> > set_valueFromPreferences :: line 334" data: no]
> > I can't even set http proxies; I set a similar message, except
> > pointing to line 1062.
> > I'm assuming that this has something to do with the pkgsrc/NetBSD
> > port. I'm running sunbird-0.3.1, from HEAD, on -current. (I
> > noticed that sunbird has a very large number of patches.) Any
> > suggestions?
> Isn't that the same problem like in firefox, seamonkey, thunderbird?
Firefox has lots of patches, but it works...
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb