Overview Description: The 'Cache' folder is not being created for a profile if it does not exist. This is true for the creation of a new profile, or for running with an existing profile from which the Cache folder has been manually deleted (as a test). This applies to both commercial and mozilla builds (i.e., this is not tied to bad Activation fu). This has been reproduced on two different Macs, and on win2k [I haven't tried Linux yet, but I expect it's the same deal]. Steps to Reproduce: 1) Start mozilla -profilemanager with 8/03 build (or use the droplet for Profile Manager on Mac) 2) Create a new profile (note: the first panel of the profile manager may be blank; if so, hit cancel, then try again. Should work second time through) 3) Cancel through activation (if commercial build), and get to the browser startup page. Browse a few pages for extra certainty that the Cache should have been created. Shutdown/startup again. Browse more. ... Actual Results: 1) Look in profile directory: no 'Cache' folder. 2) do 'about:cache': only a mem cache device is shown; no disk cache Expected Results: Cache (re)created if it doesn't exist (for default prefs, etc.) Reproducibility: 100% mac/win2k Build Date & Platform Bug Found: 20010803nn win2k and Mac, comm./moz builds Note: running with no cache results in some unexpected results in the page load timing tests (e.g. kinda like March 22/23)
This bug also applies to Linux 8/03 build. And, it's not just the (re)creation of the cache that is not working. The cache is not being used at all. For example, using an existing profile which has the cache created, with the 8/03 builds mac/linux/win32, no new files are placed in the cache when loading new pages.
This is a serious regression, any progress?
I'm working on it. I'll have a more complete status update later today.
It appears that bug 94349 is preventing the cache service from receiving the profile-after-change notification it needs to properly initialize the disk cache.
This is working (cache is created) in my cvs build pulled last night. I assume that this is working the comm. verification builds, and I will check in a while.
The cache is back I hit the sack I've been too long I'm glad to be back Yes, I'm let loose From the noose That's kept me hanging about mac/linux/win32 08/10 comm. verif. builds.