Closed Bug 1257087 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago

Middle mouse click on history item would not open


(Firefox :: Bookmarks & History, defect, P2)

48 Branch
Windows 7



Firefox 49
Tracking Status
firefox46 --- unaffected
firefox47 + verified
firefox48 + verified
firefox49 --- verified


(Reporter: alice0775, Assigned: dao)



(Keywords: regression)


(2 files)

[Tracking Requested - why for this release]: regression

Reproducible: always

Steps to reproduce:
1. Open hamburger menu
2. Click History icon
3. Middle mouse click on history item

Actual results:
Nothing happens

Expected results:
The history item should be opened in new tab
Flags: needinfo?(mak77)
Flags: needinfo?(dao)
well, we also need middle click working for recent bookmarks, so let's use this for both.
Flags: needinfo?(mak77)
Assignee: nobody → dao+bmo
Flags: needinfo?(dao+bmo)
Attachment #8756263 - Flags: review?(mak77) → review+
Attached patch patchSplinter Review
I believe bug 1248267 fixed this for recent bookmarks.
Attachment #8756263 - Flags: review?(mak77)
Blocks: 1275793
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 49
Attached patch patch for upliftSplinter Review
Approval Request Comment
[Feature/regressing bug #]: bug 1249473
[User impact if declined]: see comment 0 (only history widget items are affected, the recent bookmarks list isn't on beta / aurora)
[Describe test coverage new/current, TreeHerder]: no coverage
[Risks and why]: trivial fix, low risk
[String/UUID change made/needed]: none
Attachment #8757254 - Flags: approval-mozilla-beta?
Attachment #8757254 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora?
Comment on attachment 8757254 [details] [diff] [review]
patch for uplift

Recent regression, taking it
Attachment #8757254 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora? → approval-mozilla-aurora+
This is marked as a regression in 47; can we uplift to beta?
Flags: needinfo?(rkothari)
(In reply to Andrew Overholt [:overholt] from comment #12)
> This is marked as a regression in 47; can we uplift to beta?

Yes, this seems like a low-risk fix and recent regression. I will take it in RC1.
Flags: needinfo?(rkothari)
Comment on attachment 8757254 [details] [diff] [review]
patch for uplift

This is a recent and very visible end-user regression, let's uplift to Beta47
Attachment #8757254 - Flags: approval-mozilla-beta? → approval-mozilla-beta+
Flags: qe-verify+
Reproduced on Nightly 2016-03-23.
Verified fixed FX 47 RC build 3, 48.0a2 (2016-06-05), 49.0a1 (2016-06-05) Win 7
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