Remove need for Profile# sections in profiles.ini

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

Core Graveyard
Profile: BackEnd
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
6 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: vlad, Unassigned)

Tracking

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

profiles.ini has a requirement that the sections are named Profile#, with the numbers increasing sequentially.  The default profile is referred to by number.

This sort of sucks, because you have to rewrite the file every time you remove a profile.  What if we made this change:

1) name each profile section with a uuid

2) refer to the default profile by its uuid

I'm only filing this because it would make some profile munging on android easier, though I wonder if it's worth actually doing this bigger change instead of just writing code to do the finicky renaming.

Comment 1

2 years ago
This bug is filed in a bugzilla component related to pre-Firefox code which no longer exists. I believe it is no longer relevant and I am therefore closing it INCOMPLETE.

If you believe that this bug is still valid and needs to be fixed, please reopen it and move it to the Toolkit:Startup and Profile System product/component.
No longer blocks: 1243899
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
(Assignee)

Updated

2 years ago
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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