Subject: Re: setting preferences in Sunbird
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Daniel Horecki <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 11/01/2007 00:20:59
On 11/1/07, Steven M. Bellovin <> 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?


Daniel 'Shinden' Horecki