Blank white pages when bringing Fennec to foreground - with "Don't keep activities" ON

VERIFIED FIXED in Firefox 57

Status

()

Firefox for Android
General
VERIFIED FIXED
10 months ago
8 months ago

People

(Reporter: Oana Horvath, Assigned: droeh)

Tracking

57 Branch
Firefox 57
All
Android
Points:
---

Firefox Tracking Flags

(fennec+, firefox55 unaffected, firefox56 unaffected, firefox57 verified)

Details

Attachments

(1 attachment)

(Reporter)

Description

10 months ago
Created attachment 8895789 [details]
recording1.mp4

Devices: 
Motorola Nexus 6 (Android 7.0)
Huawei Honor 5X (Android 5.1.1)

Build: Nightly 57.0a1 (2016-08-10);

Steps to reproduce:
1. Turn ON "Don't keep activities" in Developer settings.
2. Open Nightly and load a page. 
3. Minimize the app, open apps tray and reopen the app.

Expected result:
The page is loaded.

Actual result:
The page is loading but the screen is blank white. You can see the page was loaded in the tabs tray thumbnail.

Notes: Screen recording attached.
Assignee: nobody → droeh
tracking-fennec: ? → +
(Assignee)

Comment 1

10 months ago
Ugh, probably fallout from bug 1382637.

Comment 3

10 months ago
Actually that bit of code is running as expected - we get an "application-foreground" notification and the currently selected tab *is* restored - we just don't start painting for some reason.

Comment 4

9 months ago
Pushed by droeh@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/147023f5aad0
Back out patch for bug 1382637 to fix broken behavior when "Don't keep activities" is enabled. r=snorp

Comment 5

9 months ago
Patches with "back out" in the commit messages apparently aren't handled automatically.

https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/147023f5aad0
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 months ago
status-firefox57: affected → fixed
Hardware: ARM → All
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 57
status-firefox55: --- → unaffected
status-firefox56: --- → unaffected
(Reporter)

Comment 6

8 months ago
Verified as fixed on Beta 56.0b3.
Devices: 
Motorola Nexus 6 (Android 7.0)
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
status-firefox57: fixed → verified
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