Closed Bug 748967 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago
desktop runtime needs to disable globally installed add-ons
We will want to disable globally installed add-ons in the web app runtime on desktop. I'm told this is simply a flag so hopefully it's easy to pull off.
blocking-kilimanjaro: --- → +
OS: Windows 7 → All
Hardware: x86_64 → All
Note for testing - Need a list of top installed global add-ons when verifying the fix for this.
Priority: -- → P1
Whiteboard: [marketplace-beta-] → [marketplace-beta-] [blocking-webrtdesktop1+]
Target Milestone: --- → M1
This turns out to be pretty easy.
Assignee: nobody → gavin.sharp
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #622838 - Flags: review?(myk)
Whiteboard: [marketplace-beta-] [blocking-webrtdesktop1+] → [blocking-webrtdesktop1+]
Attachment #622838 - Flags: review?(myk) → review+
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Whiteboard: [blocking-webrtdesktop1+] → [blocking-webrtdesktop1+] [qa+]
Component: Desktop Runtime → Webapp Runtime
Product: Web Apps → Firefox
Justin - Do you have a listing of top add-ons that are typically installed globally? I would like to try a couple of those to verify this bug.
A list of most-commonly-installed add-ons wouldn't be useful, because in order for an add-on to work in web apps it would need to explicitly target the web app runtime (whose app ID is different than Firefox's). I wrote a simple add-on that does so: https://people.mozilla.com/~gavin/alerter.xpi (it just shows an alert on startup). See https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Installing_extensions for information about how to "globally install" it.
Whiteboard: [blocking-webrtdesktop1+] [qa+] → [blocking-webrtdesktop1+] [qa+:jsmith]
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Whiteboard: [blocking-webrtdesktop1+] [qa+:jsmith] → [blocking-webrtdesktop1+] [qa!]
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