Closed Bug 903208 Opened 6 years ago Closed 6 years ago

Snippets is missing and Search does not work in the about:home intermittently

Categories

(Firefox :: General, defect)

26 Branch
x86_64
All
defect
Not set

Tracking

()

VERIFIED FIXED
Firefox 26
Tracking Status
firefox25 --- unaffected
firefox26 --- verified

People

(Reporter: alice0775, Assigned: billm)

References

Details

(Keywords: regression)

Build Identifier:
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/fd4cf30428b0
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0 ID:20130808030205

I found a problem when I test Bug 900918.

Steps To Reproduce
1. Start Nightly with newly created profile

2. Open New Tab
3. Click HOME button
   --- observe snippets
4. Repeat step 2 and 3 until snippets is missing

5. Attempt to search something

Actual Results:
  Snippets is missing at step 3.
  Search does not work if snippets was missing.

Expected Results:
  Snippets should display.
  Search should work.
Regression window(m-c)
Good:
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/1fb5d14e8348
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0 ID:20130806140733
Bad:
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/79b5c74ef97b
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0 ID:20130807161117
Puahlog:
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/pushloghtml?fromchange=1fb5d14e8348&tochange=79b5c74ef97b

Regression window(m-i)
Good:
http://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/b5319d82251e
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0 ID:20130806154534
Bad:
http://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/a165a59f5316
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0 ID:20130806162335
Puahlog:
http://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/pushloghtml?fromchange=b5319d82251e&tochange=a165a59f5316

Regressed by:
	a165a59f5316	Bill McCloskey — Bug 899222 - Make about:home work via message passing (r=felipe).
Blocks: 899222
Keywords: regression
Summary: Snippets is missing and Search does not work in the about:home → Snippets is missing and Search does not work in the about:home intermittently
The problem happens on ubuntu12.04 too.
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/fd4cf30428b0
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0 ID:20130808030205
OS: Windows 7 → All
In that case, buttons at the bottom of the about:home do not work.
Backout of bug 899222.
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/cdce12c4f699
Assignee: nobody → wmccloskey
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 26
Verified as fixed with the latest Aurora build.

Environments used:

Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0
Build Id:20131010004002 
http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-aurora/rev/3f16dc100b1f
Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64 

Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0
Build Id:20131010004002 
http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-aurora/rev/3f16dc100b1f
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Please note that this issue will reproduce for the following environment:

Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0
Build Id:20131010004002 
http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-aurora/rev/3f16dc100b1f
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64

but only with the Ubuntu Firefox Modifications 2.7 extension enabled.
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