MozillaZine

When Aurora users will move to beta?

Discussion about official Mozilla Firefox builds
Ezh
 
Posts: 452
Joined: November 5th, 2002, 1:35 pm
Location: Tallinn, Estonia

Post Posted May 8th, 2017, 2:54 am

I'm on the last Aurora from 18.04.2017. And still no update to beta. It;s almost a month...

Any news when it will happen?

GHM113

User avatar
 
Posts: 578
Joined: December 16th, 2015, 3:59 am
Location: Moscow, Russia

Post Posted May 8th, 2017, 3:09 am

Ezh wrote:Any news when it will happen?

Still no ETA but there is something interesting in the comments to this bug https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.c ... 353825#c39
1) We would like to push the DevEd build to an early beta audience as part of the Beta staged rollout. This is needed to stabilize quality and crash rates before pushing beta builds to 100% of beta end-usres.

So it looks like DevEdition won't be just rebranded beta after all. Also, I guess the best source of news is the bug above :-"
I am an idiot. Sorry for my poor English. Current list of config tweaks: https://pastebin.com/1dCT4Cvp

Aris

User avatar
 
Posts: 2992
Joined: February 27th, 2011, 10:14 am

Post Posted May 8th, 2017, 7:32 am

Automatic updates for "Aurora/DevEdition" stopped without offering switching to Fx 54 beta or 55 Nightly (daily Aurora builds are still posted on Mozilla servers). Since there is still no date when the switch (for current Aurora users) happens it is a valid question in my opinion, but reading "Mozilla Firefox > Firefox Builds > Future of Aurora Channel" thread might have helped preventing the question in the first place.
Possible userChrome.css tweaks for Photon UI in Fx57+ || Classic Theme Restorer || Classic Toolbar Buttons || CustomizeMyBird

How to use legacy add-ons up to summer 2018 and receive security updates? Switch to Firefox ESR channel.

Ezh
 
Posts: 452
Joined: November 5th, 2002, 1:35 pm
Location: Tallinn, Estonia

Post Posted May 8th, 2017, 10:22 am

[quote="Arch5"], have you ever heard of thinking before replying?

Thank you, GHM113! But still 11 days ago was the last post...

Richard.P
New Member
 
Posts: 1
Joined: May 8th, 2017, 2:46 pm

Post Posted May 8th, 2017, 4:13 pm

Newer is not always better, why do you need the beta version?
What is the currents version's issue?

James
Moderator

User avatar
 
Posts: 26953
Joined: June 18th, 2003, 3:07 pm
Location: Made in Canada

Post Posted May 9th, 2017, 12:12 am

Richard.P wrote:Newer is not always better, why do you need the beta version?
What is the currents version's issue?

Do you understand the purpose of this thread?

Before there was Release < Beta < Aurora (developers edition) < Nightly development channels.

Now it may end up being Release < Beta < Nightly

Ver Greeneyes
 
Posts: 995
Joined: June 28th, 2008, 4:57 am

Post Posted May 9th, 2017, 4:14 am

From the linked bug, it might also become Release < [Beta or Dev Edition] < Nightly, with Beta and Dev Edition on the same branch, but Dev Edition enabling more diagnostic options and getting daily updates. In that case it's pretty much business as usual for current Dev Edition users, but Beta users will use something closer to Nightly.

WaltS48

User avatar
 
Posts: 3341
Joined: May 7th, 2010, 9:38 am
Location: Pennsylvania, USA

Post Posted May 9th, 2017, 4:47 pm

Ezh wrote:I'm on the last Aurora from 18.04.2017. And still no update to beta. It;s almost a month...

Any news when it will happen?


Testers needed.

DevEdition (re)builds available for testing - Google Groups
Linux Desktop - AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 455 3.3GHz | 8.0GB RAM | GeForce GT 630
Windows Notebook - AMD A8 7410 2.2GHz | 6.0GB RAM | AMD Radeon R5

Virtual_ManPL

User avatar
 
Posts: 1887
Joined: July 24th, 2008, 5:52 am

Post Posted May 10th, 2017, 3:28 am

According to this information - Bug 1353821 - (dawn-project) [meta] Dawn Project,
the plan is:
Aurora population migration (Desktop both)
Owner: Ben, Catlee, Ritu
Stakeholder: Releng, QE
Priority: high
Plan Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Implementation Deadline: Mid April
Virtualfox persona

Are you ready for deprecation of XUL & XBL & XPCOM extensions? Not?! Try Firefox ESR

DN123ABC
 
Posts: 251
Joined: January 9th, 2017, 10:10 am

Post Posted May 10th, 2017, 8:04 am

Next Monday.





(Just kidding, but nobody else really answered it. So, if it isn't then, it is on them to prove when.)

tomatoshadow2

User avatar
 
Posts: 89
Joined: May 11th, 2017, 9:52 am

Post Posted May 11th, 2017, 11:45 pm

i think it will be updated once 55 moves to the beta channel.

trustjmh
 
Posts: 52
Joined: May 25th, 2008, 5:49 am

Post Posted May 15th, 2017, 9:31 am

Updates get enabled once this bug is closed.
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1358614
https://github.com/mozilla/balrog

Can still manually update to none-QA version. (aurora didn't have much QA anyway.)
https://treeherder.mozilla.org/#/jobs?repo=mozilla-beta
Find the DevEdition for your OS. click the green N or B. Find the binary (depends on OS.)
Builds aren't localized.

greenknight

User avatar
 
Posts: 6181
Joined: December 13th, 2004, 2:28 am
Location: In the shadow of Mount St. Helens

Post Posted May 15th, 2017, 11:52 pm

Before I noticed this thread, I checked for latest Aurora builds - and found a newer one, from 5/10, so I installed it - Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:54.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/54.0 ID:20170510004018 CSet: 94b7e538af7dbb9a6567cad9125c2f5411e7fb80

Now I'm puzzled, why was it even there?

After seeing the above post, I tracked down the right Tinderbox build - but then I decided to not bother. I mostly run Nightly anyway. Just gonna wait until they fix that bug and updates are enabled - I don't have a fast enough Internet connection to be downloading Tinderbox builds every day, and there's no point in testing if you don't have the latest build.
Win 10 Home x64, Linux Mint 17.3 MATE x64, AMD A4 5300 APU 3.6 GHz, ADATA XPG DDR3 1600 8GB, ATI Radeon HD 5450. Firefox 55.0.3, Developer Edition 55.0b6(Win only), Nightly 57.0a1x64 (Win), Nightly 56.0a1 (Linux AMD64) .

ICQ5

User avatar
 
Posts: 1241
Joined: April 11th, 2014, 7:34 pm
Location: Melbourne Australia

Post Posted May 16th, 2017, 12:02 am

greenknight wrote:Before I noticed this thread, I checked for latest Aurora builds - and found a newer one, from 5/10, so I installed it - Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:54.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/54.0 ID:20170510004018 CSet: 94b7e538af7dbb9a6567cad9125c2f5411e7fb80

Now I'm puzzled, why was it even there?

After seeing the above post, I tracked down the right Tinderbox build - but then I decided to not bother. I mostly run Nightly anyway. Just gonna wait until they fix that bug and updates are enabled - I don't have a fast enough Internet connection to be downloading Tinderbox builds every day, and there's no point in testing if you don't have the latest build.

ask Mozilla, you'd think Mozilla would of had the Aurora Channel Dislocated when they decided to dump that channel
Last edited by ICQ5 on May 16th, 2017, 1:40 am, edited 1 time in total.

greenknight

User avatar
 
Posts: 6181
Joined: December 13th, 2004, 2:28 am
Location: In the shadow of Mount St. Helens

Post Posted May 31st, 2017, 8:39 am

Mine just updated to beta.
Win 10 Home x64, Linux Mint 17.3 MATE x64, AMD A4 5300 APU 3.6 GHz, ADATA XPG DDR3 1600 8GB, ATI Radeon HD 5450. Firefox 55.0.3, Developer Edition 55.0b6(Win only), Nightly 57.0a1x64 (Win), Nightly 56.0a1 (Linux AMD64) .

Return to Firefox Builds


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests