Perapera add-on is not working in e10s (multiprocess firefox)

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

()

Firefox
Extension Compatibility
P3
normal
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
2 years ago
3 months ago

People

(Reporter: Rein Ketelaars, Unassigned)

Tracking

50 Branch
Unspecified
Windows 10
Points:
---

Firefox Tracking Flags

(e10s+)

Details

(Whiteboard: [unsafe cpow] triaged, URL)

(Reporter)

Description

2 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; rv:50.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/50.0
Build ID: 20160703030210

Steps to reproduce:

Install Nightly (v50); install 'Perapera Chinese Popup Dictionary' add-on; activate add-on on webpage


Actual results:

Add-on does auto-select one or multiple Chinese characters, but doesn't display the popup with translation


Expected results:

It should auto-select one or multiple characters AND display the popup with translation
(Reporter)

Updated

2 years ago
OS: Unspecified → Windows 10
Hardware: Unspecified → x86_64
tracking-e10s: --- → ?

Comment 1

2 years ago
Confirmed. It will works in the session after press A key.

I see many "unsafe CPOW usage" in browser console. function showPopup & hidePopup in chrome://cperapera/content/cperapera.js
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Untriaged → Extension Compatibility
Ever confirmed: true
Hardware: x86_64 → Unspecified

Updated

2 years ago
Blocks: 905436
tracking-e10s: ? → +

Comment 2

2 years ago
just info for triaging: roughly 400,000 downloads.  issue being seen on latest version of add-on (feb 2016).  also a japanese version of add-on with roughly 300,000 users (jan 2016)
Priority: -- → P2

Comment 3

2 years ago
chinese 10,000 users and japanese 4,000 users.
Priority: P2 → P3
Whiteboard: [unsafe cpow] triaged
With Firefox 57 only WebExtensions are permitted and are, by default, e10s compatible.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 3 months ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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