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Currently the new preferences are only enabled by default in Nightly builds. We will need to change this if we ship the new re-org + search in 56. @timdream, can you verify that this is the plan and coordinate with the team to make sure this gets fixed?  http://searchfox.org/mozilla-central/rev/88180977d79654af025158d8ebeb8c2aa11940eb/browser/app/profile/firefox.js#732-737
Yes! The intention is to have the new Preferences along with search to ride the 56 train. Let's turn it on once we get a mid-Nightly sign-off from QE.
Priority: -- → P2
QA Contact: hani.yacoub
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 56
We're basically a day away from 56 merging to Beta (Wednesday morning). This needs to be done ASAP.
2 years ago
Assignee: nobody → jaws
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Comment on attachment 8892208 [details] Bug 1381953 - Enable the new preferences organization for Firefox 56. https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/163152/#review168496
Attachment #8892208 - Flags: review?(mconley) → review+
\o/ Let's put the spaghetti in the machine!
FYI, just to comment in the bug. We received a sign-off from QE on July 7th. Snippet from their email... ABOUT:PREFERENCES REVAMP Feature sign off report, Manual QA Target GA: Firefox 56 - September 26, 2017. Sign off phase: mid-Nightly (Fx56). MANUAL QA'S ASSESSMENT & RECOMMENDATION Feature status: GREEN. Reason: 30% of our tests failed, but none of them with major issues. Recommendation: SHIP IT Reason: 2 new issues were uncovered during testing (1378783, 1378366), but are minor issues and are reproducible also on Firefox 54.0.1 RC and Firefox 55 so aren't necessarily related to this feature. Proposed course of action: Fix these issues in order to improve this features health status before the merge to beta.
Pushed by email@example.com: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/527790e669cf Enable the new preferences organization for Firefox 56. r=mconley
Filed bug 1386051 to track removing support for browser.preferences.useOldOrganization.
Backed out in https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/91ab8093a2d4729f64b5af05f633f659ac8a3cc4 for failures like https://treeherder.mozilla.org/logviewer.html#?job_id=119788608&repo=autoland
2 years ago
Pushed by firstname.lastname@example.org: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/67c9b30390e7 Enable the new preferences organization for Firefox 56. r=mconley
Build ID: 20170816100153 User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:57.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/57.0 Verified as fixed on Firefox Nightly 57.0a1 on Windows 10 x 64, Mac OS X 10.12 and Ubuntu 16.04 x64.
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