firefox 66.0.3 disables noscript

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Tue May 7 11:11:11 UTC 2019

On 07/05/2019 09:14, Dave B via freebsd-questions wrote:
> You can tell FF not to check certificates for add-on's, without
> affecting the usual certificate system.
> That is what I did to "restore" add-on functionality.   (But I only have
> one, "Ublock Origin", replaces addblock+ and no-script. Very low impact
> and no need to continually faff about with scriping settings.)
> ~ ~ ~
> From ZDnet:-
> For Firefox users that are currently impacted by this bug, an easy
> workaround would be to visit the  about:config  section and set 
> xpinstall.signatures.required  to false. This disables the extension
> signing mechanism in Firefox, the system through which the browser
> verifies that the local extension is one that's been installed from the
> central Mozilla Add-ons repository --and for which the signing
> certificate had expired.
> ~ ~ ~
> However, it's now fixed, in other major OS version of FF, so perhaps
> someone needs to update the F'BSD version.

It was updated in ports two days ago

What do we want?
A time machine!
When do we want it?
Errm ...

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