Flicker in Default Search Engine drop-down on deleting engines from about:preferences#search

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defect
P5
normal
4 years ago
4 months ago

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(Reporter: adalucinet, Unassigned)

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Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox42 affected, firefox43 affected, firefox44 affected, firefox45 affected, firefox46 affected, firefox-esr38 affected, firefox65 affected, firefox66 affected, firefox67 affected, firefox68 affected)

Details

(Whiteboard: [fxsearch])

Reproducible with 44.0RC (Build ID: 20160118143821), latest Aurora 45.0a2 and Nightly 46.0a1 (from 2016-01-18)
Affected platforms: Windows 7 x64, Windows 10 x86, Mac OS X 10.9.5 and Ubuntu 14.04 x86

Steps to reproduce:
1. Launch Firefox and go to about:preferences#search
2. Randomly delete One-click search engines

Expected result: No flicker.
Actual result: Flicker in Default Search Engine drop-down.

Additional notes:
1. Also reproducible with 40.0RC - not a recent regression.
Also reproducible with Nightly 38.0a1 2015-02-01 - not a regression.
put pretty low as it's such an edge case and it's lower than our other quality work.  we'd gladly take a patch from a contributor
Priority: -- → P5
Whiteboard: [fxsearch]
Still reproducible with 65.0a1 (2018-12-10), 66.0a1 (2019-01-03), 65.0b8.
Summary: [intermittent] Flicker in Default Search Engine drop-down while deleting engines via about:preferences#search → Flicker in Default Search Engine drop-down on deleting engines from about:preferences#search

This issue is also reproducible if you change the search engine order by drag and drop.

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