Closed Bug 746456 Opened 8 years ago Closed 8 years ago

Disable cubeb nsAudioStream backend on Aurora

Categories

(Core :: Audio/Video, defect)

defect
Not set

Tracking

()

RESOLVED FIXED
mozilla14
Tracking Status
firefox14 + fixed

People

(Reporter: kinetik, Assigned: kinetik)

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Bug 623444 and friends are in the process of landing.  Right now we've got the cubeb nsAudioStream backend enabled by default and backends present for OS X and Win32.  They've only been on mozilla-central for a couple of days, so they're nowhere near adequately tested for wider exposure on Aurora yet.

This bug tracks a patch to disable the cubeb nsAudioStream backend by default on Aurora.  It's a simple pref flip, and returns us to the old backend that has been in use up until a few days ago, so it's extremely low risk.
Comment on attachment 616007 [details] [diff] [review]
patch to be landed on Aurora after next uplift

Note that this patch is to be landed on Aurora after the next uplift on the 24th April.

[Approval Request Comment]
Regression caused by (bug #): Not a regression.
User impact if declined: New bugs in media playback.
Testing completed (on m-c, etc.): Yes.
Risk to taking this patch (and alternatives if risky): Exposing new code too early.
String changes made by this patch: None.

Requesting approval in advance of the Aurora uplift on the 24th so that this is ready to land immediately afterwards.
Attachment #616007 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora?
Tracking for FF14, we'll add this to the merge documentation and request that you land at that time.
Comment on attachment 616007 [details] [diff] [review]
patch to be landed on Aurora after next uplift

merge to aurora has now occurred, please go ahead and land this to mozilla-aurora.
Attachment #616007 - Flags: approval-mozilla-aurora? → approval-mozilla-aurora+
https://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-aurora/rev/2bc277479ad2
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
OS: Linux → All
Hardware: x86_64 → All
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla14
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