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Status: Duplicate
Merged: issue 592239
Owner: ----
Closed: May 2017
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EstimatedDays: ----
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OS: Windows
Pri: 2
Type: Bug



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Firefox importer does not work on 64-bit Windows build

Project Member Reported by jsc...@chromium.org, Mar 3 2013

Issue description

The importer actually loads Firefox DLLs from the Firefox install directory. Since 64-bit Firefox hasn't made it past nightlies on Windows, I doubt that's a viable strategy. So, either we'll need to write a special purpose process for this, or find a new strategy.
 
Cc: isherman@chromium.org mirandac@chromium.org
Blocking: chromium:8606
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Comment 3 by bugdroid1@chromium.org, Mar 3 2013

The following revision refers to this bug:
    http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome?view=rev&revision=185809

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r185809 | jschuh@chromium.org | 2013-03-03T16:27:09.243797Z

Changed paths:
   M http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/chrome/browser/importer/firefox_importer_unittest.cc?r1=185809&r2=185808&pathrev=185809

Disable Firefox password protected profile tests on Win64 build

When reading a password protected profile, the importer loads
the NSS libraries for the currently installed Firefox. Since
those are 32-bit libraries, they fail in the Win64 build.

BUG= 179688 
R=isherman@chromium.org
Review URL: https://codereview.chromium.org/12387071
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Cc: -mirandac@chromium.org -isherman@chromium.org
Labels: Feature-Import
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Comment 5 by bugdroid1@chromium.org, Mar 10 2013

Labels: -Area-Internals -Feature-Import Cr-UI-Browser-Import Cr-Internals

Comment 6 by wfh@chromium.org, Feb 12 2014

Labels: Proj-Win64

Comment 7 by jsc...@chromium.org, Apr 14 2014

I'm inclined to WontFix this, since it's a corner case that would require quite a bit of code. In either case, I don't think it should block the win64 release.

Comment 8 by jsc...@chromium.org, Apr 14 2014

Blocking: -chromium:8606
Cc: mpawlow...@opera.com gab@chromium.org
As an owner of sorts for the importing code, I don't think it's appropriate to WontFix this.  Not blocking the release on it is probably reasonable, though.

CC'ing a couple of folks who've previously worked on the importer code who aren't auto-cc'ed.
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Comment 10 by sheriffbot@chromium.org, Jun 14 2016

Labels: Hotlist-Recharge-Cold
Status: Untriaged (was: Available)
This issue has been available for more than 365 days, and should be re-evaluated. Hotlist-Recharge-Cold label is added for tracking. Please re-triage this issue.

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Comment 11 by gab@chromium.org, Jun 15 2016

Components: Internals>PlatformIntegration
Labels: -Hotlist-Recharge-Cold Hotlist-Fixit-PE2016 Hotlist-Fixit
Status: Available (was: Untriaged)

Comment 12 by bsep@chromium.org, May 4 2017

Mergedinto: 592239
Status: Duplicate (was: Available)
It looks like the Firefox importer is working from 32-bit Firefox to 64-bit Chrome generally (I just grabbed bookmarks). However, password importing is still broken and  bug 592239  has more information about that. So I'm going to dup this one into the newer bug.

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