Closed Bug 644645 Opened 11 years ago Closed 11 years ago
Error on startup: "ASSERT: g
Browser .add Progress Listener was called with a second argument", w/ Greasemonkey, No Script, Stylish, or XMarks
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:2.2a1pre) Gecko/20110324 Firefox/4.2a1pre Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:2.2a1pre) Gecko/20110324 Firefox/4.2a1pre Full error message follows: ASSERT: gBrowser.addProgressListener was called with a second argument, which is not supported. See bug 608628. Stack Trace: 0:addProgressListener([object Object],136) 1:() 2:([object Event]) I did look up the bug 608628 and the entry I found did not seem to be describing the same problem, thus the separate entry. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. simply run the program. 2. error as stated above occurs. 3. Click on OK, program opens as usual. This is new. I have not had this occur before today.
I'm seeing this as well. Hasn't appeared before the 3/24 nightly build.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Click on an image at Amazon to zoom and you see it as well, ie http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0033ZHIJU click on the vitamin bottle.
(In reply to comment #2) > Click on an image at Amazon to zoom and you see it as well, ie > http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0033ZHIJU click on the vitamin bottle. Ah, it's a bug with window creation, you can duplicate it by selecting File, new window.
If I disable the extensions Stylish and Greasemonkey, this issue goes away. Some other extensions that might be causing this are NoScript, Xmarks and Status-4-Evar. I think there might be a full list @ http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=2142293.
Well that makes it simple for the developers then. I am not a programmer :) But clearly if the change to gBrowser.addProgressListener was intentional, then this is not a bug, and all the extensions need to be updated. (Raising additional question, would this cause backward compatibility issues if the second argument was previously required?)
I took the easiest solution first, and it seems to have cured the problem. I disabled No Script and the problem went away.
Sherry confirmed, disabling Noscript 184.108.40.206. gets rid of the message
Quoting the forums linked in Comment 4 -- looks like the extensions just need patching: > To 'fix' the assert message what I did was open the XPI for the affected add-on[...] > search for gBrowser.addProgressListener. Delete the second parameter of the two. Save. > Example: > gBrowser.addProgressListener(FasterFox_Lite_BigRedBrent.Listener, Components.interfaces.nsIWebProgress.NOTIFY_STATE_DOCUMENT); > becomes > gBrowser.addProgressListener(FasterFox_Lite_BigRedBrent.Listener);
OS: Windows 7 → All
Hardware: x86 → All
Summary: Error on Startup, ASSERT:gBrowser.addProgressListener was called with a second argument → Error on startup: "ASSERT: gBrowser.addProgressListener was called with a second argument", w/ Greasemonkey, NoScript, Stylish, or XMarks
Yes, the extensions need fixing. Until then, I don't think we need to assert noisily.
Assignee: nobody → gavin.sharp
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
(In reply to comment #10) > Yes, the extensions need fixing. Until then, I don't think we need to assert > noisily. True, but the Assert pop-up prompted me to update my extensions as soon as I saw it event though it was late and I normally would have left it till morning.
That's fine - it isn't a critical issue.
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Ever confirmed: false
Resolution: FIXED → ---
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 11 years ago → 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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