[Go Faster] Intent to ship: system add-on update to reduce e10s add-ons exposure on 51 and 52

Julien Cristau jcristau at mozilla.com
Tue Mar 21 09:52:41 UTC 2017


Hi Felipe,

that plan sounds reasonable to me, pending QA.  Just one comment on the
timeline, we're hoping to ship 52.0.2 with a bunch of accumulated fixes
this week, so I'm not sure whether the updated add-on will land on m-r
before then.

Cheers,
Julien

On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 6:49 PM, Felipe Gomes <fgomes at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Firefox 51 and 52 shipped with a whitelist of addons that are not marked
> as mpc=true, but nonetheless were tested on Beta and deemed relatively safe
> to activate for users, and so we did it.
> However, telemetry and crash-stats is showing that it's probably a better
> idea to revert that, and that's what this update will do: revert to e10s
> being only activated for webextensions or addons explicitly marked as
> mpc=true.
>
> (The same change will be made on beta to ride for 53)
>
> This is tracked on bug https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/
> show_bug.cgi?id=1344345 and the addon is signed and ready to be tested.
>
> Cheers,
> Felipe
>
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