xpi install fails because user's "plugins" directory does not already exist ey=f9ea96a7f1fb639b-4e881293b3c108f6



14 years ago
4 years ago


(Reporter: eric__lee, Unassigned)


Firefox Tracking Flags

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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-GB; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050414 Firefox/1.0.3
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-GB; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050414 Firefox/1.0.3

If the user's ~/.mozilla/plugins directory has not already been created, then
User installs of Shockwave Flash fails with log message:

ey=f9ea96a7f1fb639b-4e881293b3c108f6  --  2005-05-08 19:46:35

     Macromedia Flash Player (version

     ** initInstall: 0
     ** plugins folder: /home/eric/.mozilla/firefox/knnkruao.default/../../plugi
     ** Insufficient disk space: /home/eric/.mozilla/firefox/knnkruao.default/..
     **   required : 2061 K
     **   available: -5331519871778979 K

     Install **FAILED** with error -235  --  2005-05-08 19:46:35

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run firefox as a new user for the first time.
2. Browse to a site that requires Shockwave Flash plug-in
3. Allow pfs to install Shockwave Flash plug-in

Actual Results:  
Install fails
fileGetDiskSpaceAvailable() reports "Insufficient disk space"

Expected Results:  
install.js should create a user "plugins" directory if it does not exist.
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED


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