upgrade from Firefox 3.0 to Firefox 3.5

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Fri Jul 17 23:43:56 UTC 2009

On Fri, 17 Jul 2009 16:48:37 -0600, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> So . . . how do I upgrade Firefox from 3.0 to 3.5 without running the
> risk of losing everything (bookmarks, a 100-tab session, et cetera)? 

Well, I don't think those settings get altered in any way - they do not
reside in the port's directories (where it will be installed into).
To be sure, make a backup copy of your ~/.mozilla/ directory before.

> For
> some reason, it seems that the upgrade has to be made by deleting 3.0 and
> installing 3.5 afterward.  What's up with that?

No idea. Anyway, user's files won't be touched.

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