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Thoughts and facts on shipping quality software by the team that ships Firefox every 6 to 8 weeks

Firefox 37 beta6 to beta7

25 Mar 2015

In this beta release, we continued to land some patches for MSE. We disabled MSE under Mac OS X for now.

We also took the fixes for the pwn2own hacking contest in this release.

  • 54 changesets
  • 109 files changed
  • 2315 insertions
  • 1248 deletions



List of changesets:

Matt WoodrowBug 1131638 - Discard video frames that fail to sync. r=cpearce, a=lmandel - 297e2e626fe9
Matt WoodrowBug 1131638 - Record invalid frames as dropped for video playback stats. r=ajones, a=lmandel - f88fcb8ccc27
Matt WoodrowBug 1131638 - Disable hardware decoding if too many frames are invalid. r=cpearce, a=lmandel - edb24ca59d13
Mike HommeyBackout the part of changeset 8044e5199fe2 (Bug 1080319) that removed -remote. a=sledru - 29eac8276b62
Matt WoodrowBug 1139503 - Backlist ATI driver version for DXVA on windows 10 since it's causing crashes. r=cpearce, a=sledru - 5a8085d3a0fe
Bill McCloskeyBack out Bug 1103036 to resolve shutdown hangs a=backout - 2cc99febbda0
Ryan VanderMeulenNo bug - Bump mozharness.json to revision fde96e1730cc. a=NPOTB - d16fe93d2755
Jordan LundBug 1142743 - Increase chunks for Android 2.3 mochitest-gl, in-tree cfg total chunk fix. r=kmoir, a=test-only - 2d55d8220616
Geoff BrownBug 1142552 - Update robocop chunking to fix rc10. r=ahal, a=test-only - 0e0204877015
Ralph GilesBug 1141349 - Pref off MSE on Mac. r=ajones, a=lmandel - c8f377118985
Jan VargaBug 1067568 - Fix intermittent "ASSERTION: We don't know anyting about this file handle?!: 'Error', file dom/filehandle/FileService.cpp, line 234". r=bent, a=lsblakk - 199e30cb18f3
Margaret LeibovicBug 1141550 - Register an AsyncShutdown blocker to persist download changes. r=paolo, a=lsblakk - 3eeb35bbafd2
Jean-Yves AvenardBug 1139271 - Part 1: Add logging when encountering invalid atoms. r=k17e, a=lsblakk - 202177831c59
Jean-Yves AvenardBug 1139271 - Part 2: Ignore partial moof. r=k17e, a=lsblakk - 21384861c447
Jean-Yves AvenardBug 1139271 - Part 3: Only consider a Box to be available if entire content is available. r=k17e, a=lsblakk - f4c0cec35772
Paul AdenotBug 1141781 - Grip the VideoFrameContainer when queing a call to invalidate in the MediaStreamGraph. r=roc, a=lsblakk - 6a4e68222995
Matthew GreganBug 1142746 - Make unexpected SL_PLAYEVENT_HEADATMARKER notification non-fatal. r=brsun, a=lsblakk - 067f83e99f66
Ryan VanderMeulenBacked out changeset 6a4e68222995 (Bug 1141781) for mochitest crashes/asserts. - 6a9120be7216
Ethan HuggBug 1144157 - Add to the screenshare default whitelist r=jesup a=lmandel - bd028b4c3b95
Simon MontaguBug 1114239 patch 1: Backout Bug 1105137, r=jfkthame, a=lmandel - 0837b7d1188b
Simon MontaguBug 1114239 patch 2: Backout Bug 1079139, r=jfkthame, a=lmandel - 8fca3694654a
Simon MontaguBug 1114239 patch 3: Backout Bug 1062963 patch 3, r=jfkthame, a=lmandel - 470cd8c739c5
Olli Pettaybackout Bug 1121406 which enabled WebSocket in Workers in beta, a=abillings - f0a0d5d2d525
David MajorBug 1138794: Use an alternate crash report server on Windows XP SP2. r=ted a=lmandel - caf324dbb13f
Matthew GreganBug 1124542 - WebrtcGmpVideoDecoder shouldn't crash when GMP completion callbacks are received. r=rjesup, a=lmandel - c54687cb7086
Ethan HuggBug 1125047 - GMP should catch decoder failures. r=jesup, a=lmandel - 5598a289b442
Chris PearceBug 1140797 - Make gmp-clearkey buildable outside of mozilla-central. r=edwin, a=lmandel - a49b40d229df
Chris PearceBug 1140797 - Prevent fatal assert when doing base64 decode in gmp-clearkey. r=edwin, a=lmandel - 29333933d6d6
Jordan LundBug 1113460 - Bump mozharness.json to revision 75c435ef19ca. a=test-only - 938177ece421
Cameron McCormackBug 1143953 - Fix typo in test_font_loading_api.html where it incorrectly returns r=jdaggett, a=test-only - 37be317efc7a
Cameron McCormackBug 1143995 - Remove unnecessary layout flushes from test_font_loading_api.html. r=jdaggett, a=test-only - e84f65c3a6aa
Cameron McCormackBug 1144507 - Fix incorrect Promise usage in test_font_loading_api.html. r=jdaggett, a=test-only - 9fc579f7bf3a
Tim TaubertBug 1124409 - Fix intermittent browser_bug1015721.js failures by ensuring the EventStateManager has a document before trying to dispatch ZoomChangeUsingMouseWheel. r=smaug, a=test-only - 46cfbcfb58c5
Tim TaubertBug 1124409 - Fix test_bug659071.html to properly reset page zoom before finishing. r=smaug, a=test-only - e4f1cc6f63a3
Nicolas B. PierronBug 1137624 - Disable Array.join optimization. r=jandem, a=abillings - 968fa2b32612
Aaron KlotzBug 1141081 - Ensure nsPluginInstanceOwner::Destroy is called before returning from failed plugin instantiation. r=jimm, a=lmandel - 2710769c40a5
Aaron KlotzBug 1128064 - Check for null mContent in nsPluginInstanceOwner::GetDocument. r=jimm, a=abillings - e92558fa59eb
Byron Campen [:bwc]Bug 1141749 - Prevent collisions in local SSRCs. r=mt, a=abillings - d76c709556bb
Nicolas SilvaBug 1125848 - Reduce the likelyhood of a CompositorParent being destroyed without the proper shutdown sequence. r=sotaro a=lmandel - 45897d27ef82
Avi HalachmiBug 1142079 - Disable refresh driver telemetry on Android. r=froydnj, a=lmandel - 17adc07baf56
Matt WoodrowBug 1138967 - Part 1: Remove ISharedImage. r=nical, a=lmandel - c1356c27fa1b
Matt WoodrowBug 1138967 - Part 2: Create IMFYCbCrImage so that image data copying happens off the decoder thread. r=nical, r=cpearce, a=lmandel - 07e266d45703
Matt WoodrowBug 1138967 - Part 3: Add D3D11 YCbCr texture clients and upload on the client side. r=nical, a=lmandel - 0c23dcbc6bf7
Masatoshi KimuraBug 1133187 - Update fallback whitelist. r=keeler, a=lmandel - 02b9c74353ad
Seth FowlerBug 1142849 - Upliftable fix for imgRequest TSan violations. r=tn, a=lmandel - 9b7aa96d0e11
Karsten DüsterlohBug 1116952 - Treelines fragments after Bug 1105104. r=jwatt, a=lmandel - 5bd29483f85e
Jeff MuizelaarBug 1130978 - Fix VisitEdges. r=kats, a=lmandel - fb9ae74a783a
Seth FowlerBug 1137058 - Increment RasterImage::mLockCount to ensure that non-discardable images don't eventually become unlocked. r=tn, a=lmandel - 52b55d9c1d61
Matt WoodrowBug 1145029 - Disable DXVA for 4k videos on AMD hardware since it performs poorly. r=jya a=lmandel - 2445fcfe99d4
Steve FinkBug 1145255. r=luke, a=lmandel - aabde7671ac0
Jed DavisBug 1111079 - Backport some IPC message/channel fixes. r=bent, a=lmandel - 5bb1bb65cc28
Jed DavisBug 1111065 - Backport some upstream IPC serialization fixes. r=bent, a=lmandel - a2295cc0de06
Boris ZbarskyBug 1144991 - Be a bit more restrictive about when a URI_IS_UI_RESOURCE source is allowed to link to a URI_IS_UI_RESOURCE URI that doesn't have the same scheme. r=bholley, a=lmandel - 2e6977da201e
Olli PettayBug 1144988 - Don't let other pages to load while doing scroll-to-anchor. r=bz, a=lmandel - 9b93e6033d5d

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