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Firefox 38 beta3 to beta4

14 Apr 2015

This beta release is going back to normal level in term of number of patches and size.

We took some important fixes for graphics and also uplifted some polish patches for the new features which will ship with 38 or 38.1 (Reading list, in-tab preferences, etc).

  • 33 changesets
  • 68 files changed
  • 1204 insertions
  • 986 deletions



List of changesets:

Ryan VanderMeulenBug 1153060 - Bump the in-tree mozharness revision. a=test-only - 7f7236a5b6dd
Patrick BrossetBug 1139925 - Make the BoxModelHighlighter highlight all quads and draw guides around the outer-most rect. r=miker, a=sledru - e2f81a3ca1e5
Brian HackettBug 1151401 - Watch for non-object unboxes while optimizing object-or-null operations. r=jandem, a=sledru - d2bade84e15e
Gijs KruitboschBug 1147337 - Stop checking article URL as AboutReader.jsm gets created separately every time anyway. r=margaret, a=sledru - 948241aa9d1a
Gijs KruitboschBug 1152104 - Use command event and delegate clicks to it. r=jaws, a=sledru - f5f2adb88968
Matt WoodrowBug 1116812 - Blacklist two intel GPUs that are trigger driver crashes frequently. r=jrmuizel, a=sledru - 6d9fdd280e65
Jean-Yves AvenardBug 1133633: Part2. Enable async decoding on mac. r=mattmoodrow, a=sledru - 10f75583d21a
Jean-Yves AvenardBug 1153469: Ensure IOSurface isn't released before being composited. r=mattwoodrow, a=sledru - 7efd806788be
Kannan VijayanBug 1134515 - Ensure SPSBaselineOSRMarker checks pseudostack size properly. r=shu, a=sledru - 10c3198eb453
Aryeh GregorBug 1134545 - Insufficient null check. r=ehsan, a=sledru - 5f042fe29707
Chris PearceBug 1148286 - Ensure we don't nullpointer deref if the CDM crashes in MediaKeys and Reader::SetCDMProxy implementations. r=edwin, a=sledru - 999636e73165
Jean-Yves AvenardBug 1147744 - Part 1: Round down display size. r=k17e, a=sledru - 8f8ebd186863
Jean-Yves AvenardBug 1147744 - Part 2: Properly calculate cropping value. r=k17e, a=sledru - c4a01c159cb6
Margaret LeibovicBug 1150695 - Use isProbablyReaderable function from Readability.js. r=Gijs, a=sledru - ab0337907115
Drew WillcoxonBug 1151077 - Make the desktop reading list sync module batch its POST /batch requests. r=markh, a=sledru - 1b6ba1cb52f6
John SchoenickBug 1139560 - Reject non-standard parses of integers in srcset descriptors. r=jst, a=sledru - dffb5c867f47
John SchoenickBug 1139560 - Fix srcset parser 'After descriptor' state mishandling spaces. r=jst, a=sledru - 07666fc071be
John SchoenickBug 1139560 - <img>.currentSrc should be not be nullable. r=jst, a=sledru - 7285a02cd883
Mike TaylorBug 1139560 - Update srcset web-platform expectations. r=jst, a=sledru - cd5b5709b2e4
Ben TurnerBug 1135344 - Don't let IPDL use names that are reserved for compilers. r=froydnj, a=sledru - 8340415e7b27
Jared WeinBug 1149230 - In-content preferences: missing padding between labels and learn more links in Advanced -> Data Choices panel. rs=Gijs, a=sledru - 002faed66e96
Mark HammondBug 1152703 - Prevent desktop reading list sync errors from preventing sync from starting again. r=adw, a=sledru - 8191b45753c7
Blake WintonBug 1149136 - Specify a min-width and min-height to avoid flex making things too small. ui-r=mmaslaney, r=florian, a=sledru - 0a9b3f3e962d
Michael ComellaBug 1153193 - Add EXTRA_DEVICES_ONLY flag to share intents. r=rnewman, a=sledru - 7081bbd2b331
Margaret LeibovicBug 1153262 - Remove length comparison from testReadingListCache. r=gijs, a=sledru - 2ffc047abd90
Michael ComellaBug 1150430 - Set quickshare !visible and !enabled by default. r=mfinkle, a=sledru - b54c44cfa07e
Jared WeinBug 1043612 - Persist the size of resizable in-content subdialogs. r=gijs, a=sledru - 9740c1d817f1
Michael ComellaBug 1152489 - Prevent getMostRecentHomePanel() from being called on null selectedTab. r=mfinkle, a=sledru - afe57494b44d
Mats PalmgrenBug 1143299 - Make frame insertion methods deal with aPrevFrame being on an overflow list. r=roc, a=sledru - 2659ba26dcf2
Gijs KruitboschBug 1152022 - Update Readability to github tip. r=gijs, r=margaret, a=sledru - 333017ad43a9
Andrew McCreightBug 1144649 - Make CCGraph::AddNodeToMap fallible again. r=smaug, a=sledru - 7717f3aa4cf6
L. David BaronBug 1148829 - Backport a safer version of part of Bug 1061364 to make transitions stop running the refresh driver after they've finished. r=bbirtles, a=sledru - 4359c16b7f44
Jeff MuizelaarBug 1153381 - Add a D3D11 ANGLE blacklist. r=mstange, ba=sledru - 05508ccf3ae8

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