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Originally Posted by MrAlex View Post

Has this issue been resolved in 43?


Ok, the problem is still there in Firefox (the bit about the status holding the controls open on nbc.com).

Also, something else came up and this is really bizarre.

When I try to watch a movie on Vudu.com, it start buffering, then stops, asking to switch the video to SD. Here's the weird bit: When it does this, my internet slows to a crawl (and sometimes cuts out completely) unless I reset my router (or reset my cable modem if the router is out of the chain). It does this in Waterfox and Firefox also. I just watched a movie on vudu with IE and had no problem.

P.S. I just upgraded to 43.0.4 and both problems remain.
Edited by Prime2515102 - 1/21/16 at 8:09pm
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This flash business really has me aggravated. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the plug in to no avail. As I posted here a few days ago, it appears to crash because it doesn't dump memory and once it gets "fat" enough, it goes belly up. Wasn't an issue in early Waterfox releases.

Also note that it has been posted as an issue on Reddit's Waterfox Community support. No response / fix yet though frown.gif
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Originally Posted by safari801 View Post

I don't blame you, take a loooong weekend:thumb:

 

 

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Originally Posted by WetLook View Post

:cheers:Mr. Alex,

Enjoy your long weekend, I am sure you can use the break!!!
Thank you for your work and time with this project, I appreciate it.

WetLook

 

Cheers!

 

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Upgraded WF through the usual autoupdate channel. Noticed the d/l was 95 megs whereas the WF 43 installer from the website is 72 megs. What gives?

Also, setting "media.autoplay.enabled" does not properly forbid Youtube from loading an HTML5 video, though the video player subwindow will be blank and not display images - Mozilla and other websites claim that FF 43+ will properly recognize this setting.

No idea if this is a WF issue or an issue with the underlying FF codebase.

 

Intel's compiler generates larger code output, especially with all the optimisation flags.  Hmm interesting, I'll have a look at that flag.

 

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Originally Posted by xxpenguinxx View Post

Suggestion for WaterFox. I want the "browser.newtab.url" option back.

This option was removed in Firefox 41. It's to prevent hijackers from overriding your new tab page, which is pointless when your home page can be just as easily modified.

 

Ah right I see, I'll bring it back I think for 44.

 

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I confirmed another issue wherein when WF is set to save the session (multiple tabs) when exiting out of it, it restores most of the tabs (probably the set of tabs up to a few hours ago) but not the latest ones. I then tried closing some tabs that were in the set that keeps on restoring, closed WF, and then it restored those closed tabs again! It seems to me that the sessionstore file is not being overwritten with latest data whenever it gets closes. I've been a very long time user of FF/WF and love the session saving feature and this is the very first time I've encountered this. Can you please help MrAlex?

BUMP!

 

 

That is really strange but I have a feeling I know what a lot of issues are caused by. Basically Mozilla have implemented their own snprintf function, for which ICL generates bad code all the time. When using the VS2015 toolchain, it has it's own working implementation that ICL generate code that works without crashing. WF44 will be built with ICL/VS2015 toolchain so stability should be a LOT better.

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Originally Posted by anti-clockwize View Post

I was using waterfox up until the latest build, and have switched back to firefox since they now offer 64 bit.
Is there much difference between the two browsers? firefox seems to be a bit more compatible with some things, netflix is one example (netflix doesnt operate properly using waterfox for me - and netflix offers no support for the browser)

There are a lot of differences. See here.

 

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Has this issue been resolved in 43?
 

Ok, the problem is still there in Firefox (the bit about the status holding the controls open on nbc.com).

Also, something else came up and this is really bizarre.

When I try to watch a movie on Vudu.com, it start buffering, then stops, asking to switch the video to SD. Here's the weird bit: When it does this, my internet slows to a crawl (and sometimes cuts out completely) unless I reset my router (or reset my cable modem if the router is out of the chain). It does this in Waterfox and Firefox also. I just watched a movie on vudu with IE and had no problem.

P.S. I just upgraded to 43.0.4 and both problems remain.

 

That's very odd. If it happens with FF as well I'd recommend filing a bug as soon as possible as that sounds serious. Your other issue sounds like it could be graphics driver issue though, as I know some drivers tend to cause oddities like that.

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This flash business really has me aggravated. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the plug in to no avail. As I posted here a few days ago, it appears to crash because it doesn't dump memory and once it gets "fat" enough, it goes belly up. Wasn't an issue in early Waterfox releases.

Also note that it has been posted as an issue on Reddit's Waterfox Community support. No response / fix yet though frown.gif

 

Hmm yes I'll revert the plugin whitelist removal from the codebase and instead use a pref to disable it, should make things a bit more stable.

    
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Originally posted by MrAlex

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This flash business really has me aggravated. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the plug in to no avail. As I posted here a few days ago, it appears to crash because it doesn't dump memory and once it
gets "fat" enough, it goes belly up. Wasn't an issue in early Waterfox releases.

Also note that it has been posted as an issue on Reddit's Waterfox Community support. No response / fix yet though frown.gif



Hmm yes I'll revert the plugin whitelist removal from the codebase and instead use a pref to disable it, should make things a bit more stable.

Thank you sir!
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"WARNING: the 'heap-allocated' memory reporter does not work for this platform and/or configuration. This means that 'heap-unclassified' is not shown and the 'explicit' tree shows less memory than it should. "

From about:memory

Is this because of a custom memory allocator?

Also, WF seems to really chomp through memory. With 32 GB it's not really an issue, but when I see it routinely using between 2 and 3 GB of RAM....
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what good is memory if you ain't usin' it? if it isn't broke, don't fix it.

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It's not just that; it's that as a person on reddit complained, WF seems to be very sluggish on pages now, and I know from experience that large memory usage tends to slow down Mozilla-type browsers. MrAlex is aware of the problem and claims to be unregressing some regressions that went into 43.x.
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Here's a test build:

 

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Hi everyone,

Really sorry this release has taken so long. I was originally planning to update the toolchain to use Visual Studio 2015 but local app deployment with it has become a bit of a pain and it doesn't seem to work without the use of installing of the MS Redistributable, which isn't ideal. So I wasted a week of dev time trying to fix that. Back to using Visual Studio 2013 toolchain for Intel's C++ compiler.

I'll keep it short and sweet:

  • Buttery smoothness is back
  • Huge stability increase, random crashes should now not happen anymore (fixed a header that ICL was generating malformed output, causing crashes)
  • Fixed page load icon to now spin once again
  • Disabled webcomponents, which should fix a myriad of websites not loading properly

Download

    
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About to install, hoping for the best.
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Oh my God these page load times are ridiculous. Can beta builds safely be installed over release builds and then updated to the next release because I have had it up to here *points at ceiling* with WF's random sluggishness.
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