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Portable firefox multiple profiles, does firefox update also update profiles?

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Hello,

When updating firefox portable, does it also correctly update multiple profiles (if there are multiple profiles setup?). I am referring to these 2 methods of creating profiles: A: Multiple profiles setup through ProfileManager, I assume firefox portable updates these profiles correctly B: Multiple profiles setup through creating a folder within "\Data" and then start different .ini corresponding to the profile in

   the "\Data" folder.

It is mostly about situation 2B, where I added a folder within "\Data" for example "\Data\ron_development" and then start with a different ini. I would use a script that changes the line in "FirefoxPortable.ini" (ProfileDirectory=ron_development). But when I update firefox portable, does firefox portable "know" there is a profile called "ron_development" and does it update correctly?

Thanks

Firefox portable, version 60, windows 7 64bit

Hello, When updating firefox portable, does it also correctly update multiple profiles (if there are multiple profiles setup?). I am referring to these 2 methods of creating profiles: A: Multiple profiles setup through ProfileManager, I assume firefox portable updates these profiles correctly B: Multiple profiles setup through creating a folder within "\Data" and then start different .ini corresponding to the profile in the "\Data" folder. It is mostly about situation 2B, where I added a folder within "\Data" for example "\Data\ron_development" and then start with a different ini. I would use a script that changes the line in "FirefoxPortable.ini" (ProfileDirectory=ron_development). But when I update firefox portable, does firefox portable "know" there is a profile called "ron_development" and does it update correctly? Thanks Firefox portable, version 60, windows 7 64bit

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A profile normally gets updated if you start Firefox with this profile. The updater touch a profile directly, only running Firefox with a profile does. So you would have to start Firefox with each of the profiles to ensure that all profiles are updated.

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My apologies for the messed up text layout in my above question.

The 2 situation A and B A: Multiple profiles setup through ProfileManager, I assume firefox portable updates these profiles correctly B: Multiple profiles setup through creating a folder within "\Data" and then start different .ini corresponding to the profile in the "\Data" folder.

B: where I added a folder within "\Data" for example "\Data\ron_development" and then start with a different ini. I would use a script that changes the line in "FirefoxPortable.ini" (ProfileDirectory=ron_development).

=> But when I update firefox portable, does firefox portable "know" there is a profile called "ron_development" and does it update correctly?

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A profile normally gets updated if you start Firefox with this profile. The updater touch a profile directly, only running Firefox with a profile does. So you would have to start Firefox with each of the profiles to ensure that all profiles are updated.