Bug 1809831 - Firefox outdated (72.0.2) on Fedora 32 due to multiple build failures
Summary: Firefox outdated (72.0.2) on Fedora 32 due to multiple build failures
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 32
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Martin Stransky
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: AcceptedFreezeException
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Blocks: F32BetaFreezeException
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Reported: 2020-03-04 00:59 UTC by Adam Williamson
Modified: 2020-03-10 01:56 UTC (History)
14 users (show)

Fixed In Version: firefox-74.0-1.nss.fc32
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Last Closed: 2020-03-10 01:56:21 UTC
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Description Adam Williamson 2020-03-04 00:59:02 UTC
AFAICS, every Firefox build for F32 or Rawhide since firefox-72.0.2-3.fc32 has failed. So that's still the version F32 (and Rawhide) are stuck on.

We have the Beta release upcoming, so this is both a bad look and a practical issue, as there were security fixes in 73.0 that we're missing.

I'm proposing this as a Beta freeze exception: if we can get a build through before Beta, and it tests out okay, I think we should include it in the Beta so we don't look bad and potentially leave Beta users using a less-than-perfectly-secure browser to access the internet. That's the purpose of this bug - it's not a bug *for* any one specific build failure, it's a freeze exception bug for 'getting a newer Firefox build in the Beta if we can'.

Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2020-03-04 08:52:46 UTC
Firefox 74 is going to be released on 2020-03-10 and we work on the builds now (https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=1473376).
But that builds will use in-tree nss as we're missing up-to-date nss for Fedora 32 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1615557).

Comment 2 Martin Stransky 2020-03-04 08:55:00 UTC
(In reply to Martin Stransky from comment #1)
> But that builds will use in-tree nss as we're missing up-to-date nss for
> Fedora 32 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1615557).

Btw. That bug was posted to me by Daiki (nss maintainer), I'm not sure how is that related to Fedora 32 nss builds.

Comment 3 Martin Stransky 2020-03-04 08:56:44 UTC
Ahh, I see that nss team manage to build nss 3.50 for rawhide:
so there's a chance to have nss for other fedoras soon.

Comment 4 Martin Stransky 2020-03-04 15:14:13 UTC
https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=42179399 is coming.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2020-03-05 20:17:24 UTC
FEDORA-2020-0db6047b9e has been submitted as an update to Fedora 32. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-0db6047b9e

Comment 6 Kalev Lember 2020-03-05 22:17:05 UTC
+1 FE

Comment 7 Geoffrey Marr 2020-03-10 00:54:37 UTC
Discussed during the 2020-03-09 blocker review meeting: [0]

The decision to classify this bug as an "AcceptedFreezeException" was made as it is a noticeable issue that cannot be fixed with an update.

[0] https://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-blocker-review/2020-03-09/f32-blocker-review.2020-03-09-16.01.txt

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2020-03-10 01:56:21 UTC
firefox-74.0-1.nss.fc32 has been pushed to the Fedora 32 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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