[Bug 1796661]

Dteller-v 1796661 at bugs.launchpad.net
Mon May 6 13:35:30 UTC 2019


(In reply to Troels Liebe Bentsen from comment #4)

> There is also a bit of discussion on changing the behaviour of fscrypt to use EXDEV instead:
> 
> https://github.com/google/fscrypt/issues/124
> 
> But why is Firefox using the /tmp folder in the first place, would it not be better to do a tmp file in the same folder to start with and then maybe fall back to /tmp if that fails?

This would probably be better, yes. Both for privacy (if you're
downloading to an encrypted folder, there is probably a good reason) and
for performance (renaming across file systems is slow).

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  Firefox can't download files to an fscrypt protected, unlocked folder

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