Opened 2 years ago

Closed 23 months ago

#26569 closed task (fixed)

Redirect pre-8.0a9 alpha users to a separate update directory

Reported by: boklm Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Very High Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: ff60-esr, TorBrowserTeam201807R
Cc: boklm Actual Points:
Parent ID: #26050 Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:


In order to achieve watershed for the ESR60 switch, we should redirect pre-8.0a9 alpha user to a separate update directory, using the option added in #26234, so that they are updated to 8.0a9 first before being updated to the latest version.

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201807 added; TorBrowserTeam201806 removed
Priority: MediumVery High

comment:2 Changed 23 months ago by boklm

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201807R added; TorBrowserTeam201807 removed
Status: newneeds_review

I have now made a copy of update_3/alpha to update_pre8.0a9/alpha where we will be redirecting users with versions older than 8.0a9.

There is a patch for review in branch bug_26569_v2 adding the redirect rules:

I have been running make update_responses-alpha with this patch, and uploaded the files to update_test_bug26569/alpha for testing.

We can see that the following URLs are redirected:

But the following are not:

comment:3 Changed 23 months ago by gk

Resolution: fixed
Status: needs_reviewclosed

Looks good. Merged to master with commit fd7ecf819ad87e948de62b7328472a1857748bde.

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