Bug 1257595 - Document that the 'core' pings profileDate field can be missing. r=mcomella
authorGeorg Fritzsche <georg.fritzsche@googlemail.com>
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:11:04 +0200
changeset 290864 346ac4ebf25034b577080c0733275334d3a07fd0
parent 290863 48d54c93dcf3c14dff0788b85703341b45e510a9
child 290865 089d27ec5d7c0dfeb1b553a39db431e393000f77
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Bug 1257595 - Document that the 'core' pings profileDate field can be missing. r=mcomella
toolkit/components/telemetry/docs/core-ping.rst
--- a/toolkit/components/telemetry/docs/core-ping.rst
+++ b/toolkit/components/telemetry/docs/core-ping.rst
@@ -73,12 +73,18 @@ engine from the search plugins (in order
 
 * In the distribution
 * From the localized plugins shipped with the browser
 * The third-party plugins that are installed in the profile directory
 
 If the plugins fail to create a search engine instance, this field is also
 ``null``.
 
+profileDate
+~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+This field may be missing if `times.json` does not exist or could not be read from the profile.
+`Bug 1246816 <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1246816>`_ will fix that with a fallback mechanism.
+
 Version history
 ---------------
 * v2: added ``defaultSearch``
 * v1: initial version