[Go Faster] Intent to ship: Aushelper add-on for Firefox 52

Robert Helmer rhelmer at mozilla.com
Tue Mar 28 04:16:49 UTC 2017


On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 8:50 PM, Ritu Kothari <rkothari at mozilla.com> wrote:
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> On Mar 27, 2017 8:44 PM, "Robert Helmer" <rhelmer at mozilla.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 5:09 PM, Ritu Kothari <rkothari at mozilla.com> wrote:
>> Ok. I understand. This is a pretty basic bug in our System Add-on
>> deployment/update path. Is this a new regression or has this always been a
>> problem? Just wondering.
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> This is a new regression in 52, introduced by the restartless update
> feature (1204156) which was a pretty big change. The right test is in
> place now, and we were able to easily work around it by pushing an
> update.
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> That makes sense and I am glad we have a fix in place already. Thank you for
> adding an automated test. That's really appreciated!
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> Most users should already be on the correct versions by now since we
> pushed an update last week. We're waiting for telemetry to come in,
> longitudinal is only current as of March 25:
> https://sql.telemetry.mozilla.org/queries/2654#5575
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> We also have additional mitigations, such as the fact that add-ons
> declare which versions of Firefox they expect to work on.
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> All that said, I would be much happier if we never shipped any bugs :)
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> I'll try to get some more data from raw telemetry before longitudinal
> updates next week.
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> If the data shows more than one system add-on is affected, we could push
> updates on those as well.

The update we pushed will completely replace any old updates that
people have lingering in their profile. We *do* know that this feature
has not regressed :)

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>> I have also requested rhelmer to uplift this fix to Aurora54 and Beta53.
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>> Thanks,
>> Ritu
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>> On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 4:57 PM, Felipe Gomes <fgomes at mozilla.com> wrote:
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>>> Hi Ritu.  No, it's only intended for 52.* users.  It only matters for
>>> users who upgraded from 51 (i.e., most of them?), but I don't think we
>>> can
>>> tell that easily from Balrog so it's no problem if it goes for fresh 52
>>> users too.
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>>> On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 8:53 PM, Ritu Kothari <rkothari at mozilla.com>
>>> wrote:
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>>>> Hi Felipe, is this system add-on update only intended for Fx51.* release
>>>> users?
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>>>> On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 4:48 PM, Felipe Gomes <fgomes at mozilla.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> The code for this add-on is exactly like what shipped built-in in
>>>>> Firefox 52. However, due to bug 1350064, users who had already received
>>>>> an
>>>>> earlier version of this add-on in 51 won't get the built-in new version
>>>>> in
>>>>> 52. One way around that is shipping it as a system add-on update, which
>>>>> is
>>>>> what we intend to do here.
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>>>>> The add-on is signed and we'll do QA on it shortly.
>>>>>
>>>>> - Felipe
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