[FIXED] (Linux) NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by Tomin » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:13 pm

I think the issue is that building DOM is too heavy on the option page. To fix that you could implement something like this: https://benbucksch.github.io/trex/fastlist-test.html.
Some explanation here: https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/tb-p ... 05322.html.
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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by bo elam » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:42 pm

trowe wrote:What can I clean out of the profile or config to completely do a fresh reinstall?
You could delete file "storage-sync.sqlite" (thas where NoScript saves settings) from your Firefox profile folder. That would give you a sort of clean install of NoScript after restarting Firefox. No need to uninstall NoScript.

FWIW, versions 10.1.5.7rc2 and 10.1.5.8rc1 feels pretty good in my Windows 10. I just tested a bunch of heavy sites with the latest beta and Firefox behaved pretty decent.

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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by Langenscheiss » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:46 pm

In any case, 10.1.5.8rc1 does not fix the issue on my system. Building the DOM might be heavy, but it works on windows for me. Seems to be something that Mozilla could improve in their engine for linux.
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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by trowe » Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:39 pm

I seem to have it down to one website that consistently causes NoScript to freeze for me. www.feedly.com which is an RSS feed aggregator. I had it pinned so it was always loading on startup, but Firefox only froze when clicking through the feeds. It froze after unpinning and loading it normally too. I seem to be doing well so far without using that site. I'll keep testing. Anybody else use or try Feedly with NoScript 10? I wonder if, because it has so many different sites embedded, that it's overwhelming NoScript?

I did remove the storage-sync.sqlite file, but didn't seem to have any effect on the issue.
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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by Tomatix » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:30 pm

Giorgio Maone wrote:Please check 10.1.5.8rc1, thanks.
repeated my initial test:
issue persists, hasn't gotten better (perhaps some minor variations in appearance) (FF57.0.1)

Thanks for tackling this problem.
Langenscheiss wrote:Probably a rendering issue (maybe specific to x-server on linux) that needs to be fixed by Mozilla.
@Giorgio What is your opinion on this possibility?
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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by Giorgio Maone » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:33 pm

Tomatix wrote:
Giorgio Maone wrote:Please check 10.1.5.8rc1, thanks.
repeated my initial test:
issue persists, hasn't gotten better (perhaps some minor variations in appearance) (FF57.0.1)

Thanks for tackling this problem.
Langenscheiss wrote:Probably a rendering issue (maybe specific to x-server on linux) that needs to be fixed by Mozilla.
@Giorgio What is your opinion on this possibility?
Yes, it's very possible, since it seems platform-specific while WebExtensions are very high level (and I didn't manage to reproduce it locally yet).
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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by Tomatix » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:12 pm

Tomatix wrote: * reducing window size to vertically half screen size makes everything fast as normal (with long lists!)
OK. For now that's a good workaround. Hope it works for others too:
1. reduce window size to about 10 (NS-)lines height
2. then open NS options
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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by Langenscheiss » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:51 pm

Resizing the window for just one plugin, probably not gonna happen on my side, but so what, at least it's a start.

Unfortunately, the Firefox renderer really seems to differ quite a bit on different systems, so it's not very surprising to me.
Offtopic example: One issue I am currently tackling is the fact that auto-highlighting text in a textarea in the extension popup does not work on Windows 7 (not sure about 10) as long as the user does not interact with the popup. According to what I have found in the Mozilla forums, this is due to the fact that they use some kind of static throw-away popup that is replaced by the actual popup as soon as you click on it. However, on Linux and MacOS, auto highlighting works fine, but only if you highlight the text asynchronously with a small timeout (for some strange reason???).
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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by trowe » Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:57 pm

Giorgio Maone wrote:We apparently have two separate issues here, one probably related to rendering fatigue on Linux, and something more elusive on Windows.
I suggest we split the Windows one in a separate thread if feedback from Linux users suggests 10.1.5.8rc1 helps.
Would it be possible for a mod to break the Windows and Linux discussions into two threads here? Thanks.
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Re: NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by barbaz » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:08 am

trowe wrote:Would it be possible for a mod to break the Windows and Linux discussions into two threads here? Thanks.
Too awkward to split this thread. Since OP is on Linux, let's just re-title this thread to be specifically about the Linux-specific issue.

Can you please start a new thread for the Windows-specific issue?
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Re: (Linux) NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by trowe » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:59 am

Thanks, created Windows thread here: https://forums.informaction.com/viewtop ... 10&t=24161

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Re: (Linux) NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by stroum » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:19 am

I installed the RC version but the problem persists. Serious rendering issues that affect not just the settings page but also all the tabs that were open at the time. If i close the affected ones and open a new tab, websites will be rendered normally again in that tab.

If i reduce the vertical size of the settings page down to 10 lines, that page will work fine, but usually one or two of the tabs that were open at the time will still produce rendering issues (black page, flickering boxes etc.)
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Re: (Linux) NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by Langenscheiss » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:19 pm

Yep, can also confirm this. Hence probably something Giorgio cannot fix unless it is possible to isolate and remove precisely the elements causing this to happen. In the best case, he has done a service to Mozilla by exposing this bug.
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Re: (Linux) NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by ShagFore » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:54 pm

Sadly the same issues are present in Firefox 58 beta 11
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Re: (Linux) NoScript 10.1.5.5 Firefox 57 locks up

Post by stroum » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:00 am

Langenscheiss wrote:Yep, can also confirm this. Hence probably something Giorgio cannot fix unless it is possible to isolate and remove precisely the elements causing this to happen. In the best case, he has done a service to Mozilla by exposing this bug.
Yes, this looks like a bug with the firefox rendering engine which is triggered by noscript.
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