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[Fx45] Update where search engine data is stored

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  1. AliceWyman 5094 posts
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    Review needed for Fx45: Is user-installed search engine data now being stored in the search.json.mozlz4 file?

    See this discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data/discuss/6575 [Fx45] Where user-installed search engines are stored

    Review needed for Fx45: Is user-installed search engine data now being stored in the search.json.mozlz4 file? See this discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data/discuss/6575 [Fx45] Where user-installed search engines are stored
  2. AliceWyman 5094 posts
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    There's also a search-metadata.json file since Fx34 (see Bug 1029148 - store "current search engine" configuration outside of prefs). From what I can figure, this stores the order of search engines shown in the Search bar as well as the default engine.

    There's also a '''search-metadata.json''' file since Fx34 (see [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029148 Bug 1029148] - store "current search engine" configuration outside of prefs). From what I can figure, this stores the order of search engines shown in the Search bar as well as the default engine.
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  3. John99 3665 posts
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    Additionally there was a folder searchplugins of plugins from sites such as Sumo. You mentioned that in the other thread.

    Yes the search-metadata.json does store the order of the searches and more.

    Loss of search plugins ? I have a wiktionary search plugin, I have not noticed that being lost on Auora|DE upgrades or Release. You highlighted bugzil.la/1255605#c12 in the other thread. I have not fully read that bugs comments but #c44 confirms it fixed &verifieforFx45 & ESR.

    Additionally there was a folder ''searchplugins'' of plugins from sites such as Sumo. You mentioned that in the other thread. Yes the ''search-metadata.json'' does store the order of the searches and more. Loss of search plugins ? I have a wiktionary search plugin, I have not noticed that being lost on Auora|DE upgrades or Release. You highlighted bugzil.la/1255605#c12 in the other thread. I have not fully read that bugs comments but [https://bugzil.la/1255605#c44 #c44] confirms it fixed &verifieforFx45 & ESR.
  4. AliceWyman 5094 posts
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    I updated this article for fx45 based on the discussion here and in the [[Profiles]] article discussion, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data/discuss/6575
  5. AliceWyman 5094 posts
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    AliceWyman said

    I updated this article for fx45 based on the discussion here and in the Profiles - Where Firefox stores your bookmarks, passwords and other user data article discussion, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data/discuss/6575

    Chris Ilias approved my revision. I don't see any other needed changes so I'll mark it ready to localize.

    ''AliceWyman [[#post-13907|said]]'' <blockquote> I updated this article for fx45 based on the discussion here and in the [[Profiles]] article discussion, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data/discuss/6575 </blockquote> Chris Ilias approved my revision. I don't see any other needed changes so I'll mark it ready to localize.