[clug] firefox started rewriting http->https?

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Sun Jun 12 05:42:08 UTC 2016

On 06/12/16 11:06, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> On 06/12/16 10:31, Arjen Lentz wrote:
>> Hi Eyal
>> Eyal Lebedinsky <eyal at eyal.emu.id.au> schreef op 12 juni 2016 09:33:56 GMT+10:00:
>>> In the last few days I have a problem where the browser goes to
>>> https:// when I request http://.
>> I've observed this with various browsers: firefox,  chromium, chrome. And different versions.
>> One thing I noticed is that https seems to "stick" if part of a domain was once https.
> Yes, however this is not what I see. I now get http->https replaced whenever I access a site
> that was never accessed with https.
> I made some progress though, restoring prefs.js from earlier this month stops this.
> I am now bisecting the changes there.

Turned out to be too time consuming. I restored perfs.js from backup (earlier this month)
which works fine. I then then over (from the bad, but later setup) some add-on entries since
there were some updates:
and things still work. Not sure which option breaks it but I will continue with this setup
for now.

>> Regards,
>> Arjen.

Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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