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WebExtensions unable to save preferences

Post by F4X » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:54 pm

Firefox 57.0.4.
You install uBlock, you update its filters, and everything is fine.

Firefox privacy settings:
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uBlock filters are fine after closing Firefox:
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But once you set the private mode...:
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...all the standard uBlock filters are gone after restarting the browser:
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You may update them whatever often, but once you close Firefox - they will be gone.

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Post by intense » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:56 pm

if you think it's an uBo issue report (only) here:
https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/issues

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Post by F4X » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:05 pm

intense wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:56 pm
if you think it's an uBo issue report (only) here:
https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/issues
Sadly I cannot: "An owner of this repository has limited the ability to open an issue from new users."
If someone else does that it would be nice.
I forgot to say: it's the 64-bit version of Firefox. The latest one.

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Post by intense » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:15 pm

I'll notify the issue to @gorhill (there was a disturbing troll yesterday on github )

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Post by gorhill » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:28 pm

It's a known Firefox 57+/webext issue. See http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic ... &t=3034189.

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Post by F4X » Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:22 pm

Firefox 58 private mode, still the same.
Strangely enough, initially unselected filters after selecting them update themselves and keep new filter bases after browser restart, but those which were selected by default, lose updates everytime after closing the browser:
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