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Re: Liking Firefox Quantum - some questions about bug submission




On Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:10:38 -0600, in mozilla.general, Hartdonor wrote: 

>On Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:42:30 -0200, in mozilla.general, Balaco wrote: 
>
>>Em 26-11-2017 21:40, Hartdonor escreveu:
>>[...]
>>> 3. Back up everything and refresh. I would appreciate advice about how to
>>> back up my previous working environment before a refresh.
>>>
>>
>>Firefox temporarily saves the current session. I do not know how often, 
>>you have to find that out - and tell us here!
>>
>>[...]
>>>
>>> Is there a way to setup a Firefox test environment separate
>>> from my production install in the same user account?
>>>
>>[...]
>>
>>Yes! Close Firefox and start again it with a special argument:
>>
>>firefox --ProfileManager
>>
>>This may exist as one of the links for Firefox folder in the start menu. 
>>But you probably can type the above command with "windows key + r".
>>
>>With that argument, you can have all the profiles you want!
>
>Okay! I took the plunge. I've got a clean profile in the PM named "Test
>profile."
>
>I used Firefox sync to copy over my bookmarks and history.
>
Okay, so quick question:

Can a WebExtensions add-on lock up the main browser process? Are they
sandboxed against doing something like that, or no?

I tried adding a couple of my add-ons and quickly had a hard lock
(Firefox is not responding) on a website. Whole browser, not just a tab.

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