Opened on 03/31/2017 at 01:48:44 AM

Closed on 08/29/2019 at 05:48:47 PM

#5076 closed defect (rejected)

Ver.1.13.2 crashes/autodisables with Opera 36.0

Reported by: yun Assignee:
Priority: Unknown Milestone:
Module: Platform Keywords: closed-in-favor-of-gitlab
Cc: jsonesen, sebastian, mapx, Ross, kzar Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Opera
Ready: no Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
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Windows XP, Opera 36.0 (the last XP-compatible)
Adblock Plus 1.13.2 (Opera updates to it automatically, and it cannot be avoided; ver. 1.13 worked OK)
EasyList enabled

How to reproduce

After installing this version, Adblock automatically disables immediately or after some (usually short) time, even without loading any new page.

Observed behaviour

See above. Sometimes page crash happens. After enabling it, the same happens again. It may still appear as enabled in settings screen, but don't work (and the icon in top right browser corner disappears).
Restarting Opera does not help.

Expected behaviour

Normal working of course, like 1.13 and older versions! Or any way to block Opera from autoupdate to this version!

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Change History (8)

comment:1 Changed on 03/31/2017 at 07:43:26 AM by mapx

  • Cc jsonesen sebastian kvas mapx added

comment:2 Changed on 03/31/2017 at 11:01:25 AM by sebastian

  • Cc Ross added; kvas removed

Removing kvas, he is not working on browser extensions.

Adding Ross. Ross, can you reproduce this? Also relevant to know:

  • Which (if any) newer Opera versions are effected too?
  • Are any versions of Chrome effected as well?
  • Can it only be reproduced on Windows XP, or also on other operating systems?
  • Can it also be reproduced with the development build?
Last edited on 03/31/2017 at 11:21:43 AM by sebastian

comment:3 Changed on 03/31/2017 at 06:56:11 PM by yun

Looks like in Chrome 49.0.2623.112 it works normal.
Not sure what "development build" is, but in Opera (and Chrome) I have "Developer mode active" in add-ons tab.
Cannot say anything about other browsers/OS versions.

comment:4 Changed on 04/03/2017 at 07:57:44 AM by Ross

I could not reproduce this at all with about 20 minutes of browsing with both the current release and the latest dev build. The ABP icon is still present and functionality still works as expected.

yun, were there any specific steps or sites that triggers the problem more often? Do you have any other extensions installed?

ABP 1.13.2
Opera 36 / Windows XP (x86)

comment:5 Changed on 04/03/2017 at 12:45:01 PM by yun

Looks like it works now on my system, too. The only change was rebooting the system (the opened tabs are the same). But it happened several times (Opera updated the extension to 1.13.2 and it stopped working, I copied the old version (1.13) from backup and rebooted, 1.13 worked until updated again), so something is still wrong with 1.13.2 because it requires system reboot after updating which never happened with previous versions.

comment:6 Changed on 05/09/2017 at 02:57:54 AM by yun

I encountered the problem again 3 times, both in Opera 36 and Chrome 49 (never in Firefox, probably because I have older version of Adblock there). I guess, the crash occurs after something is autoupdated - either Adblock by itself or its filters. After the crash happens, neither reloading Adblock nor the browser helps (Adblock works for about a minute and crashes again) - only rebooting the system helps, which is very annoying.

comment:7 Changed on 05/29/2017 at 04:17:02 PM by kzar

  • Cc kzar added
  • Component changed from Unknown to Platform

comment:8 Changed on 08/29/2019 at 05:48:47 PM by sebastian

  • Keywords closed-in-favor-of-gitlab added
  • Resolution set to rejected
  • Status changed from new to closed

Sorry, but we switched to GitLab. If this issue is still relevant, please file it again in the new issue tracker.

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