Firefox uses full path for user profile path rather than the system variable

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UNCONFIRMED
4 years ago
3 years ago

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(Reporter: chris, Unassigned)

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31 Branch
x86_64
Windows 7
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Description

4 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:31.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/31.0
Build ID: 20140716183446

Steps to reproduce:

Move windows user profile to a different location, firefox still saves files in the old location


Actual results:

Firefox recreates the old profile path in order to save files there, instead of using the new profile path


Expected results:

Paths to places like the downloads folder should be stored using the system variable for the user profile path, so that if the profile location changes firefox will use the new location correctly
Component: Untriaged → Startup and Profile System
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
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