Open Bug 968592 Opened 6 years ago Updated 2 years ago
Use expired tokens for info/collections fetches
Client implementation for Bug 960878 -- we can avoid the overhead of a new token fetch if we have no local data to upload for the syncing engines, or are doing a download-only sync, and just want to check if there's anything new on the server. This will go a long way toward making short-circuit syncs cheaper, at the cost of increasing client complexity.
This won't make 29.
tracking-fennec: 29+ → 30+
Priority: -- → P3
Some work in progress commits that test that the Sync endpoints are doing the right thing are at: https://github.com/mozilla-services/android-sync/tree/nalexander/bug-968592-expired-tokens/ Of course, the endpoints don't accept expired tokens yet, so this fails. But the tests are useful, and the old data might be useful too.
Re-triaging per https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1473195 Needinfo :susheel if you think this bug should be re-triaged.
Priority: P3 → P5
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