Open Bug 1512463 Opened 11 months ago Updated 11 months ago
The 'matches' option for actors should be able to be made dynamic
In bug 1505411, we've created a new SearchTelemetryChild actor for telemetry relating to certain pages. At the moment, it is loaded into all child processes, even though it only applies to a few sites. It would be useful if we could have "matches" as a dynamic option, as for the search telemetry, we may be dynamically updating the data, or not have the full data when we first update.
In hope of finding a more appropriate component, I have set this bug's component as (Toolkit) Telemetry, since it's related to Telemetry. Seems a better choice than the component of its regression bug, (Firefox) Search. Furthermore, this issue only affects firefox65 since it's caused by a recent push to mozilla central, right? Thank you for your contribution!
Component: General → Telemetry
Moving to Async Tooling as an Actor feature request. Though :mconley points out we might have something that might work? https://searchfox.org/mozilla-central/rev/fd62b95c187a40b328d9e7fd9d848833a6942b57/browser/components/nsBrowserGlue.js#95-96
That unfortunately winner work - it is hard coded and defined on startup. We need something that could be set at a point where we can read stored remote settings and potentially part way through a session.
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