Archive for October, 2004

Localized branch builds

Localized branch builds in more than 20 languages appeared yesterday.

2004-10-23 Branch builds

  • Fixed: 255372 - Topcrash: Crash with any javascript popup window.
  • Fixed: 204636 - [Mac] Make minimize (Cmd+M) and zoom menu commands work.
  • Fixed: 148994 - 'clear' misses floats that don't overlap the box (margins).
  • Fixed: 249654 - Open finished download not working on linux.
  • Fixed: 263689 - Invalid URL opens new window despite tabbing preferences.
  • Fixed: 221824 - Themes should be RTL compatible.
  • Fixed: 249317 - Mac disk image packaging should use gzip -f.
  • Fixed: 265404 - Some more crashes detected by mangler.cgi.
  • Fixed: 265027 - Potential security hole: Mangle crash [@ nsBlockFrame::PushLines ][@ firefox.exe ].
  • Fixed: 265456 - Security hole: Still possible to focus textbox in background tab, by using createevent.
  • Fixed: 265680 - Security hole: Websites may turn caret browsing on and off using synthetic events.
  • Fixed: 265668 - Security hole.
  • Fixed: 251297 - Security hole.
  • Fixed: 249322 - Security hole.
  • Since Oct 22: 265692 - Mouseover child of link (e.g. image link) does not show url in status bar.
  • Since Oct 19: 265135 - Can't install extensions from https://update.mozilla.org/.

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion), bangbang's, JTw's

Linux builds: Official Linux, Official Linux installer

Mac builds: Official Mac, PowerBook's

2004-10-22 Branch builds

  • Fixed: 265334 - Add API for observing all data coming through the parser.
  • Fixed: 264679 - Clicking on fallback image starts drag because of plugin finder service.
  • Fixed: 264956 - Malformed HTML document causes crash [@RuleProcessorData::RuleProcessorData].
  • Fixed: 265176 - Security: Restrict handling of various things to events coming from the user (not Web content).
  • Fixed: 261527 - [Mac] Security: Firefox installs with world writable permissions on Mac OS X.
  • Since Oct 22: 265692 - Mouseover child of link (e.g. image link) does not show url in status bar.
  • Since Oct 19: 265135 - Can't install extensions from https://update.mozilla.org/.

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion), bangbang's, moox's

Linux builds: Official Linux, Official Linux installer

Mac builds: Official Mac

2004-10-21 Branch builds

  • Fixed: 265103 - Linux build crashes on startup (since Oct 19).
  • Fixed: 264786 - Un-highlight doesn't work on sites with iframes (since ~Oct 16).
  • Fixed: 263845 - [Windows] Firefox unregisters Internet Explorer as default browser even when Firefox isn't the default browser.
  • Fixed: 247507 - Make Venkman work on Aviary branch.
  • Fixed: 262262 - Favicon.ico requested every time tab selected if doesn't exist.
  • Fixed: 258917 - Disable sites reloading onresize. (Many sites reload onresize to work around bugs in Netscape 4. This caused problems in Firefox due to tabs, the Find bar, and information bars.)
  • Fixed: 265150 - Extend selection in History sidebar only when mouse pointer is not in text region.
  • Fixed: 265039 - Middle-clicking history items no longer opens them in new tabs.
  • Fixed: 265055 - Security hole: Textarea.select() can steal focus from other tabs.
  • Fixed: 264265 - [Mac/Windows] Security risk: Don't launch any helper apps by default.
  • Fixed: 265068 - Null dereference crash in nsFormControlHelper::GetType (found by mangler).
  • Fixed: 249654 - [Linux] Open finished download not working on linux.
  • Fixed: [Windows] Regression: View for paints can vary across platforms.
  • Fixed: 258884 - [Windows] Bring back chrome bar below tabs in the default theme.
  • Since Oct 19: 265135 - Can't install extensions from https://update.mozilla.org/.

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion), bangbang's, moox's

Linux builds: Official Linux, Official Linux installer

Mac builds: Official Mac

2004-10-19 Branch builds

  • Fixed: Minor security holes: 249332, 264560.
  • Fixed: 264620 - Crash at nsTableOuterFrame::OuterReflowChild line 1317.
  • Fixed: 263388 - Downloads initiated in hidden iframe doesn't work.
  • Fixed: 264442 - Don't assume we don't have a plugin for an embed until we get the mimetype from the network.
  • Fixed: 264942 - Easy polish fixes for Plugin Finder Wizard (put list of available plugins into a list-looking thing, hide unused sections of wizard header, make license area look nicer).
  • Fixed: 264842 - Match Case option on find toolbar has no effect on Highlighting.
  • Fixed: 264577 - GC-lock the global scope polluter across InitContext and any other stuff that might do a last ditch GC.
  • Fixed: 263940 - Delete nonexistent cookie: prefs dialog OK button doesn't work.
  • Fixed: [Linux] Land the GTK2 file chooser code, with it hard coded to always use the XUL picker for now.
  • Since Oct 19: 265135 - Can't install extensions from update.mozilla.org.
  • Since Oct 19: 265103 - Today's linux build crashes on startup.
  • Since ~Oct 16: 264786 - Un-highlight doesn't work on sites with iframes.

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion), bangbang's, moox's

Mac builds: Official Mac

2004-10-18 Branch builds

  • Fixed: 264789 - [Mac] Find toolbar appearance is broken (since Oct 17).
  • Fixed: 264683 - Leaving a page with missing plugin or popup blocked notification bar, or using Find to follow a link, causes a crash (since Oct 16).
  • Fixed: 264841 - / gives focus to find bar.
  • Fixed: Revert "Style bookmark and history sidebar items as links".
  • Fixed: Make History folders open on single click like Bookmarks.
  • Fixed: In History sidebar, make modifiers perform multiple/ranged select instead of changing where the URLs open.
  • Fixed: 264656 - Find Next and Previous clears "Phrase not found".
  • Fixed: 264801 - FindClose timer not reset with "Match Case" selection.
  • Fixed: 256949 - Browser not using the right credentials for proxy authentication.
  • Since ~Oct 16: 264786 - Un-highlight doesn't work on sites with iframes.

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion), bangbang's, moox's

Linux builds: Official Linux, Official Linux installer, matlhDam's

Mac builds: Official Mac

2004-10-17 Branch builds

Find-related fixes:

  • Fixed: Find is per-tab instead of per window.
  • Fixed: 250279 - View Source doesn't use Find Toolbar / Since Find Toolbar was implemented, Find as you type is broken in "Page Source" window.
  • Fixed: 250414 - Find toolbar fails to un-highlight matching text in user-input fields.
  • Fixed: 251073 - Find as you type doesn't support "Link only mode" default start option (hidden pref accessibility.typeaheadfind.linksonly).
  • Fixed: 256656 - Find toolbar still says "Phrase not found" when starting a new find.
  • Fixed: 260887 - Topcrash: using fastfind with multiple tabs [@ nsTypeAheadFind::GetSelection].
  • Fixed: 260003 - Pressing RETURN in empty search field should not print "Phrase not found".
  • Fixed: 261722 - Find as you type should not activate on gmail keyboard shortcuts.

Other fixes:

  • Fixed: 262688 - Update theme/extension version to 1.0. Extensions that have not been updated to say they work with 1.0 will not work in this build.
  • Fixed: 225281 - Checkbox label background problem on the "Install Complete" page.
  • Fixed: 251910 - Style bookmark and history sidebar items as links.
  • Fixed: 263844 - window.close() not working on new windows opened into tabs.
  • Fixed: 263956 - [Linux] Filepicker dialog opens into new tab.
  • Fixed: 263567 - Upgrade to NSS 3.9.3 on the aviary 1.0 branch.
  • Fixed: Updated Secure icon
  • Fixed: 264571 - New bookmark items created above currently selected item, instead of below.
  • Fixed: 263960 - Popup blocker fails to stop synthetic click popup in single window mode.
  • Fixed: 227361 - Don't do resize reflows for view managers that aren't visible. (Improve window resizing and find toolbar performance when multiple tabs are open.)
  • Fixed: 232550 - Toolbar buttons should have a minimum width.
  • Fixed: 259120 - Default option should be "no, dont visit" on username/PW URLs.
  • Fixed: 255120 - [Win9x] Crash if a textbox/textarea has a value of 32769 bytes in length or greater.

This build has a lot of regressions. I recommend waiting for tomorrow's build, which will have most of them fixed.

  • Since Oct 17: 264789 - [Mac] Find toolbar appearance is broken.
  • Since Oct 16: 264683 - Leaving a page with missing plugin or popup blocked notification bar, or using Find to follow a link, causes a crash.
  • Since ~Oct 16: 264786 - Un-highlight doesn't work anymore on some sites.
  • Since ~Oct 15: 264841 - / gives focus to find bar.

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion), bangbang's, moox's, djeter's

Linux builds: Official Linux, Official Linux installer

Mac builds: Official Mac

2004-10-15 Branch builds

  • Fixed: 258592 - Popup blocked notification reappears after switching tabs.
  • Fixed: 262727 - Manually downloading shockwave player results in a broken download dialog.
  • Fixed: 264385 - Error when deleting and then adding folder or bookmark on bookmarks toolbar.
  • Fixed: 249855 - QuickTime/Flash plugin not scriptable after Firefox re-installation (missing xpt files).
  • Fixed: 177507 - When Toolbar is in text mode the bookmarks toolbar loses the "spill over" chevron icon.
  • Fixed: [Windows] A bunch of small changes to Winstripe (the default theme).
  • Fixed: 180309 - [Linux] XFT crash while loading page with MS .fon font.

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion), bangbang's, moox's

Linux builds: Official Linux, Official Linux installer, matlhDam's, baafie's

Mac builds: Official Mac