Subject: [QF-Test] Instrumentation of Mozilla Browser
From: Dennis Page <dnp@?.gov>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:52:08 -0800
One of our testers tried to use QFTest to automate the testing of a
Browser base application.
He sent me the following email:
To start a Mozilla web browser in QF-Test, the XULRunner is
referenced at: /usr/lib/xulrunner-1.9.2
However, in the process of starting the browser, QF-Test
attempts to create files under that browser directory, which the
testers do not have the permission to do.
Running out of a copy of the xulrunner-1.9.2 directory, I find that
five files are created under the components sub-directory:
I assume these files are part of QFTest's instrumentation of the
Is it possible to use the browser in /usr/lib (without write
Or do we need to use a copy of the browser which we do have write