Bug 1732069 - No WebRTC on non-x86 environments
Summary: No WebRTC on non-x86 environments
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 30
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Martin Stransky
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-07-22 15:07 UTC by Kyle Marek
Modified: 2020-05-26 16:15 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2020-05-26 16:15:57 UTC
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Description Kyle Marek 2019-07-22 15:07:40 UTC
Firefox is explicitly built without WebRTC support if the target architecture isn't x86-based.

See: https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/firefox/blob/e99574982f7cb26c1af310c8badc70010ec6085e/f/firefox.spec#_406

%ifnarch %{ix86} x86_64
echo "ac_add_options --disable-webrtc" >> .mozconfig

WebRTC works well for me on ppc64le with this section removed.

This segment originates from 875d0c0e871da050a4cfe44c0afae09c1ad739e4 "Standalone firefox package without need of xulrunner". Perhaps it is no longer required and WebRTC can be enabled everywhere?

Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2019-07-23 06:06:37 UTC
Added to firefox-68.0.1-1

Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2020-04-30 21:30:53 UTC
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Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2020-05-26 16:15:57 UTC
Fedora 30 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2020-05-26. Fedora 30 is
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