Re: Fix the restart button

From: Graham Perrin <>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2023 16:40:53 UTC
On 16/06/2022 08:29, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:

> Hello,
> I have stolen this patch from OpenBSD, which was done to please pledge, but in
> the end fixes the restart button.
> If my investigation is right, firefox when one click on the restart button (in
> case of upgrade) will call for the sysctl KERN_PROC_PATHNAME, which will return
> en empty value, because the binary has been unlinked and replace by the new one.
> (the behaviour is different on linux here) but forcing the path at buildtime
> make it work reliably and at least here, it makes the restart button working
> reliably
> note that it needs a post-patch target to replace %%PREFIX%% in
> xpcom/build/BinaryPath.h file.
> Best regards,
> Bapt


With Firefox 112.0.1_1,2, I can not find a restart button in toolbar 
customisation preferences.

Is the patch intended to make visible and/or functional a button that 
already exists in Firefox? Or intended to add a button, a feature request?