Clean build doesn't start on unix if run as a user that doesn't have write permissions to the extensions directory in the app directory. *** loading the extensions datasource *** loading the extensions datasource *** loading the extensions datasource ... over and over...
Priority: -- → P2
Some additional information I am seeing. If you download the Firefox 0.9.1 release for Linux and do the following: (As root) # cd /path # tar zxvf firefox-0.9.1-i686-linux-gtk2+xft.tar.gz # chown -R root:root firefox (As regular user) $ /path/firefox/firefox $ echo $? 1 I think this is because Firefox does not have permission to create the "extensions" directory in the application directory. Once it has been created by running Firefox once as the root user, it is possible to start Firefox, however there is no automated method to do this for package builders, etc.
Created attachment 154332 [details] [diff] [review] this may fix it better error handling in ensureExtensionsFiles
Fix checked in branch and trunk (about 2 weeks ago)
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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