Splitting out tab mirroring work from bug 1054959
Summary: Add the abbility to mirror tabs from desktop to a second screen → Add the ability to mirror tabs from desktop to a second screen
this works, needs clean up though. A UX design as well.
Assignee: nobody → blassey.bugs
Darrin, this patch is currently adding a "Mirror tab" item to the tools menu. It then pops up a select box. I'd like to propose doing what we did in bug 1054959 and just list the available devices in a sub menu.
(In reply to Brad Lassey [:blassey] (use needinfo?) from comment #2) > It then pops up a select box. I'd like to propose doing what we did in > bug 1054959 and just list the available devices in a sub menu. This sounds like a reasonable interaction, and conforms to what we decided to do elsewhere. Sounds like the right decision to me :)
The browser constraint gets scrubbed out in GetUserMedia() if it isn't called from a privileged context. So, this will only add the browser video source if the browser type is specified in constraints and GuM is called from chrome code.
Attachment #8509073 - Flags: review?(rjesup)
Comment on attachment 8509073 [details] [diff] [review] browser_source_type.patch This patch along with the patches for bug 1053426, bug 1080012, and bug 1080701 is required to fix tab mirror from fennec to chromecast. I have tested all four patches applied beta and verified that they fix the feature.
Attachment #8509073 - Flags: review?(rjesup) → review+
Comment on attachment 8509073 [details] [diff] [review] browser_source_type.patch Approval Request Comment [Feature/regressing bug #]: no regression [User impact if declined]: tab streaming to roku broken on beta for fennec [Describe test coverage new/current, TBPL]: none [Risks and why]: low risk [String/UUID change made/needed]: none Unrelated to this bug, the Fennec tab streaming feature works fine in aurora and nightly because mHasTabVideoSource is true due to Fennec having UI for selecting a tab to stream for content. That UI is restricted to Nightly and Aurora, so when that feature moved up to Beta it mysteriously didn't work. This will fix that.
Adding leave-open because I just pushed the platform patch to fx-team, but we still need the frontend patch as well.
Hrm, the fact that we're still not done with string changes is concerning. The string surely can use a comment on what "Mirror" means. Like, it's not some RTL thing, for example.
Tracking while we wait to approve for l10n and m-c landing.
Comment on attachment 8509073 [details] [diff] [review] browser_source_type.patch Approving for Aurora while there's still time for l10n. I was under the impression this feature is targeted at 35 so leaving the beta approval until there's confirmation of the intent here.
Attachment #8509073 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora? → approval-mozilla-aurora+
We're not planning to uplift the desktop front-end patch, as far as I know. It's confusing that two separate patches were put in the same bug. The "browser_source_type" patch has no l10n impact and wants to be uplifted for Fennec, apparently.
Comment on attachment 8509069 [details] [diff] [review] mirror.patch Can you just move this patch to another bug, actually, given this bug's tracking flags and such?
Component: General → WebRTC
Product: Firefox → Core
Summary: Add the ability to mirror tabs from desktop to a second screen → tab casting is broken in beta
Target Milestone: Firefox 36 → ---
Summary: tab casting is broken in beta → fennec tab casting is broken in beta
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Comment on attachment 8509073 [details] [diff] [review] browser_source_type.patch Beta+
Attachment #8509073 - Flags: approval-mozilla-beta? → approval-mozilla-beta+
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