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Re: [tor-talk] TBB 2.2.32 & Automatic Updates

Thus spake Erinn Clark (erinn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx):

> * Erinn Clark <erinn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2011:09:05 15:01 +0100]: 
> > However, as of Firefox 4, there is a pref called extensions.enabledScopes which
> > allows you to define the scope of plugins and limit them to things like "just
> > this profile", "just this app", "just this user", etc. In the current TBBs it
> > is limited by profile (the most limited and mandatory scope) but it seems to
> > behave somewhat unpredictably. It used to be that it did not even show all of
> > the plugins, now it shows them but you have to enable them. I should look into
> > this to make sure there isn't another pref interfering.
> > 
> > You can read more about this here: 
> > https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Addons/Add-on_Manager/AddonManager#Installation_scopes
> > http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/toolkit/mozapps/extensions/AddonManager.jsm#1238
> Okay, I misspoke here. It doesn't actually show all of the system plugins, but
> it seems to show some? I would like to hear reports about how a vanilla Firefox
> plugin list looks compared to our Firefox on users' systems, because although I
> have access to a lot of VMs, none of them are tarted up with plugins right now.
> Does it show none, some, or all? Is there any consistency to which ones you see?

Btw, I plan on bypassing this enabledScopes setting and solving this a
different way. I hope to have the solution ready by the end of the

Mike Perry
Mad Computer Scientist
fscked.org evil labs

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