Closed Bug 1384220 Opened 4 years ago Closed 4 years ago

remove --with-crashreporter-enable-percent configure option

Categories

(Firefox Build System :: General, enhancement)

enhancement
Not set
normal

Tracking

(firefox56 fixed)

RESOLVED FIXED
mozilla56
Tracking Status
firefox56 --- fixed

People

(Reporter: froydnj, Assigned: froydnj)

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This option was added ~decade ago; AFAICT from bug archaeology, the
option was added to prevent our servers from being overwhelmed.
Somewhere over the years, however, we obtained more capable servers and
the option disappeared from mozconfigs.  It seems moderately unlikely
that we'll have a need for this option again, and we could reintroduce
this patch very easily in any event.  Let's go ahead and remove it.
Ted added the original option in bug 424960, and is guru of all things crash
reporting, so he gets to evaluate the patch's goodness!
Attachment #8889981 - Flags: review?(ted)
Comment on attachment 8889981 [details] [diff] [review]
remove --with-crashreporter-enable-percent configure option

Review of attachment 8889981 [details] [diff] [review]:
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Yes, we throttle things server-side in Socorro these days (we only process a small percentage of reports from release builds).
Attachment #8889981 - Flags: review?(ted) → review+
Pushed by nfroyd@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/d02f1a40367a
remove --with-crashreporter-enable-percent configure option; r=ted.mielczarek
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/d02f1a40367a
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla56
Product: Core → Firefox Build System
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