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Mobile: 2015-08-05

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm


Tracking Review


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1163937 Downloads are not cleared from about:downloads when “Clear on exit” is used ASSIGNED Dylan Roeh (:droeh) 2015-07-14T18:12:38Z
1164027 crash in ElfLoader::~ElfLoader() NEW Jamie Nicol [:jnicol] 2015-07-21T01:02:06Z
1174144 Wrong doorhanger offset for some tablets NEW Chenxia Liu [:liuche] 2015-08-05T16:37:14Z
1180958 crash in mostly Samsung Tablets NEW Jamie Nicol [:jnicol] 2015-08-05T16:35:55Z

4 Total;
4 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
886969 Fennec allows scrolling of pages with overflow:hidden on the body element NEW James Willcox (:snorp) ( 2015-07-09T18:24:46Z
1016555 Disable OCSP checking for certificates covered by OneCRL ASSIGNED David Keeler [:keeler] (use needinfo?) 2015-08-05T21:27:55Z
1129614 Regression: Sometimes thumbnails in the tabs drawer are not updated, they expire ASSIGNED Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) 2015-07-02T02:57:32Z
1144534 fuzzy/bad looking text depending on scroll position, or fuzziness coming and going NEW 2015-07-27T15:48:30Z
1164052 PROCESS-CRASH | autophone-s1s2 | application crashed [unknown top frame] NEW Ted Mielczarek [:ted.mielczarek] 2015-07-24T15:03:38Z
1170651 crash in js::jit::GetPropertyIC::update(JSContext*, JS::Handle<JSScript*>, unsigned int, JS::Handle<JSObject*>, JS::MutableHandle<JS::Value>) NEW 2015-07-29T16:38:00Z
1171337 black window during browsing NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] 2015-07-29T16:13:22Z
1175457 Reading list super toast generated by long tapping on the reader view icon from URL Bar is displayed too short on screen ASSIGNED Nick Alexander :nalexander 2015-08-05T23:34:52Z
1177414 Queued tabs stall on load ASSIGNED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) 2015-07-22T14:53:21Z
1179184 Webm video does not start to play automatically with Autoplay preference enabled NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] 2015-07-23T23:36:05Z
1180597 Wrong display for more than two doohangers NEW Chenxia Liu [:liuche] 2015-07-17T18:48:50Z
1185444 Can’t install add-ons on Android M preview 2 (Nightly) REOPENED 2015-07-23T17:20:05Z
1185923 Android M: Nightly crashes when navigating to Air Mozilla NEW 2015-07-24T01:38:57Z

13 Total;
13 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1047127 Panning very stuttery on this page with overflow-x NEW 2015-06-10T18:43:44Z
1114096 Wrong tab got mirrored NEW 2015-06-17T18:30:58Z
1131084 Can not mirror tab to Chromecast device NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] 2015-06-17T18:31:14Z
1148391 Tapping the bottom of the screen will make the reader mode toolbar bounce up and down NEW 2015-05-28T17:18:33Z
1156553 Tab queue makes captive portal use annoying ASSIGNED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) 2015-06-30T14:53:55Z
1168867 Size of new Gecko selection carets doesn’t take font inflation into account NEW 2015-07-31T02:27:20Z
1171860 Tapping the tab queue notification will open the link in normal browsing with “Open links in Private browsing” pref enabled NEW 2015-06-08T17:30:23Z

7 Total;
7 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);

Friends of the Mobile Team

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  • Mantaroh Yoshinaga filed and fixed bug 1139211 – datalist suggested when it’s disabled


  • dusek fixed bug 1178011 – “Show URL Bar” top touch area damages accessibility
  • codester fixed bug 1183210 – Domain autocompletion flickers for every character entered
  • codester fixed bug 1177597 – Search screen does not show on iOS9

Stand ups

Suggested format:

  • What did you do last week?
  • What are working on this week?
  • Anything blocking you?

Please keep your update to under 2 minutes!

James W. (snorp)

  • Reviewing the ridiculous amount of code that Jim is producing
  • Tried to get DrawTargetTiled going, failing some reftests for unknown reasons
  • Working on code to use sane gfx tile sizes and pool size
  • Picking up headless gecko work again in preparation for push notifications (!)


  • Producing the ridiculous amount of code that Snorp is reviewing
Working on


  • Last week
    • Assorted Android security fixes
    • SafeBrowsing/TP multiple list preferences
    • Video Sandboxing performance impact measurements, debugging
  • Next week:
    • Video Sandboxing performance impact measurements
    • SafeBrowsing/TP multiple list preferences, other TP work

Randall Barker

Last Week:

  • Implemented: bug 1188225 – Implement ChromeProcessController::HandleDoubleTap
  • Filed bug 1190988 and bug 1190979 as a result.
  • Started working on bug 1190988 – Hit testing appears to return incorrect positions when –enable-android-apz is specified.

Next Week:

  • Continue on bug 1190988 – Hit testing appears to return incorrect positions when –enable-android-apz is specified.
  • Work on any other issue that arise from NAPZ(native async pan zoom) in fennec.
  • Review bug 1180295 – Redo Fennec dynamic toolbar implementation

Eugen Sawin

  • MP3 frame parser fixes, improvements and tests
  • Looked into splitting osfile.jsm without noticeable perf wins in the first iteration
Working on

Dylan Roeh

Working on

Brian Nicholson

  • Test fixes
  • Autocomplete text field fixes and tests
    • bug 1189127 – Quickly entering a character after replacing text doesn’t update suggestions
    • bug 1189548 – Pasting text highlights all of URL bar text
  • bug 1181716 – localhost pages break after multiple restores
  • bug 1182673 – Snapkit Errors on rotation in all devices except iPhone 6
  • Next: bug 1172091 – Audit our content scripts/message handlers

Bryan Munar

READ ONLY IF I’M NOT THERE (means I am on wifi-less Caltrain to MV).


Working on (and will get done very soon):



  • Finishing up tracking protection + mixed content for 42
  • Updating first run




(Read-only: in Caltrain for the interns bbq)


  • My first review


  • iOS: More keyboard shortcuts: back/forward, reload/stop, close tab, favorite, edit address
  • Android: Integrating home feeds addon to built-in home panel





  • Fixing some reviews
  • Prototypes for Search (now on hold)
  • Back at click-to-view images


  • Private browsing colors
  • Sec
  • Misc. crap that got in the way while doing ^




  • iOS: reviews, triage, planning, etc. etc. etc.
  • RL decisions
  • Go faster: l10n and update discussions. Nothing concrete yet.


Working on



  • Fixed |mach artifact| for upstream Task Cluster Index changes
    • Make sure you update to today’s fx-team!
  • Finally got to terrible iOS ticket: bug 1170707
    • Patch up for review — ping rnewman, sleroux, and st3fan
  • Digging into b2gdroid landing with fabrice: bug 1181209
    • Proved out GeckoView consumer approach
    • Working on getting GeckoView consumer build into tree
    • Lots of external pressure to land
  • Replacing Firefox Accounts native flow with a web flow: bug 1161223
  • Working with vivek to get Fennec avatars over the line: bug 1150964
    • vivek fixed one unfortunate typo that should make things actually work
    • Mixed reports from the field
    • Shipping in Fennec 42
  • Updating our android:versionCode computation: bug 1137898
    • No progess
  • Finishing Java Addons examples and documentation: bug 1168407
    • No progress


<Read Only>


  • Moar KidFox patches!
  • 1183061 Building with Android M SDK: Patches for build errors in review. Successful build with warnings suppressed.


Martyn Haigh


  • More tabs panel bits and aspect ratios on previews



Back from PTO. Back to final release candidate bugs.





  • Fixed regressions with status bar
  • Added crash report option to settings panel
  • Working with crash-stats to get symbolication for our test builds
  • Better log handling
  • More regressions





  • If it’s not kidfox, please send your reviews to someone else


<Read Only>

  • lots of crashes fixed
  • lots of tests fixed




Working on




UI Reviews

  • Asset updates
  • Sync Now button
  • Privacy Policy and License
  • Wrapped up Empty Panel states

Reading List. It lives. Sort of.


  • Revisiting the splash screen (now with copy!)
  • Wrapped up lightweight themes

Still writing Year in Review



  • Fixed pull to sync UI consistency issues
  • UI polish for Sync Now button
  • Meeting with PM re: Q3/4 roadmap/planning
  • RL discussions and planning
  • Started working on iOS private browsing UI (


  • Darrin will be PTO from Aug 24 – Sept 4

Engineering Productivity (aka “A-Team”)

  • bug 1184186 Consider converting some all-js robocop tests to mochitest-chrome


Feature Focus


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