Last Comment Bug 754393 - Check for Updates always needs 2 tries
: Check for Updates always needs 2 tries
Product: Firefox
Classification: Client Software
Component: Untriaged (show other bugs)
: 15 Branch
: x86 Linux
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Assigned To: Nobody; OK to take it and work on it
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Reported: 2012-05-11 11:58 PDT by M ODonnell
Modified: 2012-05-13 13:44 PDT (History)
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Description User image M ODonnell 2012-05-11 11:58:07 PDT
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:15.0) Gecko/15.0 Firefox/15.0a1
Build ID: 20120511030513

Steps to reproduce:

Allowed Nightly to update itself.

Actual results:

The first attempt to invoke the "Check For Updates" behavior via the Help->AboutNightly dialog always fails (times out, fails to connect) on the first attempt and always succeeds (connects) on the second try.

Expected results:

One attempt should be enough, assuming network and server are functioning.
Comment 1 User image Geoff Lankow (:darktrojan) 2012-05-11 17:25:16 PDT
Have you got NoScript installed? I see this too, but only when NoScript is enabled.
Comment 2 User image M ODonnell 2012-05-12 06:58:53 PDT
Ah.  Indeed, the behavior in question is only observed when NoScript is enabled. Is that CheckForUpdates operation implemented as Javascript?  And although this particular behavior is admittedly not a showstopper problem in itself I wonder if this may be a symptom of more profound interactions between NoScript and Firefox - that would be bad since NoScript is such an important tool...
Comment 3 User image Giorgio Maone [:mao] 2012-05-13 13:44:28 PDT
It should be fixed by NoScript 2.4.2rc2 from -- thank you for reporting.

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