Closed Bug 1417408 Opened 4 years ago Closed 4 years ago
Disabled developer tools installed by an add-on comes back enabled on re-open
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:57.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/57.0 Build ID: 20171114144214 Steps to reproduce: I disabled the HTTPS Everywhere developer tools (which worked), closed the tools panel, and re-opened it again. Actual results: The HTTPS Everywhere developer tools was enabled again. Expected results: It should remain disabled.
Severity: normal → minor
Component: Untriaged → Developer Tools
Component: Developer Tools → WebExtensions: Developer Tools
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
After digging a little bit, it seems that whenever you open the devtools panel and disable an add-on based devtool, it appends a new entry with a (random ?) number in its name saying that the devtool is disabled. This number appears apparently as : devtools.webext-extension-name_organisation_name-[random-number]-0-0-devtools-panel.enabled The problem is that if you close and re-open the panel, the number isn't the same anymore so it cannot know if the devtool is disabled or not.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 1394750
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