Closed Bug 237647 (failsafe) Opened 20 years ago Closed 2 years ago

[META] Safeguard profile data against loss or corruption due to crash


(Toolkit :: Startup and Profile System, defect, P3)






(Reporter: smjg, Unassigned)


(Blocks 1 open bug)


(Keywords: dataloss, meta)

This is a subtracker of bug 123929, to track issues related to data loss
resulting from a crash, power failure or other abnormal termination.

Bug 63292 - session additions to global history lost on crash.
Bug 101503 - crash or restart can cause bad unread totals count in news folder pane
Bug 171353 - newly downloaded mails lost after system crash
Bug 186300 - Deleted email reappears in inbox after client or system crash
Bug 193567 - Automatically backup all profile data at beginning of each session
in case of crash and offer method of restoring profile from backup data after
Bug 193749 - bookmarks and personal preferences are lost after system crash due
to power failure.
Bug 206890 - crash causes loss of filters created during session
Bug 226720 - Bookmark backup & restore
Bug 227331 - Abnormal shutdown truncates (large) bookmarks.html [crash, bsod].
Bug 231606 - Mozilla keeps profile files open all the time (are not closed and
therefore lost on a crash).
Just found the one I was trying to find while filing this tracker:

Bug 154702 - After a crash or lockup of PC all mails in folders are marked as unread
Alias: failsafe
Depends on: 154702
Depends on: 239282
Blocks: 19454
related extension:  back up firefox profile files & settings
Session Manager is integrated / provides a better GUI for Firefox' integrated Session Management.
"This extension replaces SessionSaver and Tab Mix Plus' session manager. It stores more data than both of them and should be more reliable in saving and restoring. Although it is not recommended to have more than one session related extension installed, Session Manager is compatible at least with Tab Mix Plus."
Blocks: 345852
No longer blocks: 345852
Depends on: 345852
Depends on: 205120
Component: Tracking → Startup and Profile System
Priority: -- → P3
Product: Core → Toolkit
QA Contact: chofmann

Not termination, but data loss: bug 302087 - "Inadequate warning before Profile Manager deletes non-Mozilla files"

The bug assignee didn't login in Bugzilla in the last months and this bug has severity 'critical'.
:mossop, could you have a look please?
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Assignee: smjg → nobody
Flags: needinfo?(dtownsend)

I don't think this meta bug serves a useful purpose at this point.

Closed: 2 years ago
Flags: needinfo?(dtownsend)
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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