Closed Bug 1812321 Opened 4 months ago Closed 4 months ago

The name of the device used is clipped instead of wrapped if the text excedes the limit of the microfone/camera site permission panel


(Firefox :: Menus, defect, P3)




111 Branch
Tracking Status
firefox-esr102 --- unaffected
firefox109 --- unaffected
firefox110 --- verified
firefox111 --- verified


(Reporter: bmaris, Assigned: emilio)




(Keywords: regression)


(2 files)

Found in

  • Latest Nightly 111.0a1

Affected versions

  • Firefox 110.0b5
  • Latest Nightly 111.0a1

Unaffected versions

  • Firefox 109.0

Tested platforms

  • Affected platforms: Windows 10, macOS 13 and Ubuntu 18.04.
  • Unaffected platforms: none


  • A device (camera or microphone) with a long name is required and connected to the PC/laptop.

Steps to reproduce

  1. Visit a page that requires microphone and camera (eg.

Expected result

  • The name of the device is wrapped if too long using elipses.

Actual result

  • The name of the device used is clipped

Regression range

Additional notes

  • Not entirely sure if this issue should end up in Site permission component or here in menus. Please change it accordingly if necessary.
  • By clipping the name of the device the little icon showing the type of permission (mic or cam) is removed as well.
  • Not sure if other site permission panels are affected by this, not sure which one could also display a long text inside the dropdown.
Flags: needinfo?(emilio)
Assignee: nobody → emilio
Flags: needinfo?(emilio)

This was mixing old and new flexbox in a way that it happened to work
before my patch, but really should've always needed min-width to work.

Priority: -- → P3
Pushed by
Preserve shrinking behavior of webrtc device selector. r=dao
Closed: 4 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → 111 Branch

The patch landed in nightly and beta is affected.
:emilio, is this bug important enough to require an uplift?

  • If yes, please nominate the patch for beta approval.
  • If no, please set status-firefox110 to wontfix.

For more information, please visit auto_nag documentation.

Flags: needinfo?(emilio)

Comment on attachment 9314154 [details]
Bug 1812321 - Preserve shrinking behavior of webrtc device selector. r=Itiel,dao,Gijs

Beta/Release Uplift Approval Request

  • User impact if declined: comment 0
  • Is this code covered by automated tests?: No
  • Has the fix been verified in Nightly?: Yes
  • Needs manual test from QE?: Yes
  • If yes, steps to reproduce: comment 0
  • List of other uplifts needed: none
  • Risk to taking this patch: Low
  • Why is the change risky/not risky? (and alternatives if risky): Trivial, targeted css fix.
  • String changes made/needed: none
  • Is Android affected?: No
Flags: needinfo?(emilio)
Attachment #9314154 - Flags: approval-mozilla-beta?
Flags: qe-verify+

Comment on attachment 9314154 [details]
Bug 1812321 - Preserve shrinking behavior of webrtc device selector. r=Itiel,dao,Gijs

Approved for our last 110 beta, thanks.

Attachment #9314154 - Flags: approval-mozilla-beta? → approval-mozilla-beta+
QA Whiteboard: [qa-triaged]

Verified that using latest Nightly 111.0a1 and latest Beta (from treeherder) across platforms (Windows 10, Ubuntu 18.04 and macOS 13) this is now fixed.

Flags: qe-verify+
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