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Bug 40901, 40902: Prepare Tor+Mullvad Browser Alpha 13.0a2

morgan requested to merge morgan/tor-browser-build:bug_40901_40902 into main

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Related Issues



  • Immediate: patchset needed as soon as possible
  • Next Minor Stable Release: patchset that needs to be verified in nightly before backport
  • Eventually: patchset that needs to be verified in alpha before backport
  • No Backport (preferred): patchset for the next major stable

(Optional) Justification

  • Emergency security update: patchset fixes CVEs, 0-days, etc
  • Censorship event: patchset enables censorship circumvention
  • Critical bug-fix: patchset fixes a bug in core-functionality
  • Consistency: patchset which would make development easier if it were in both the alpha and release branches; developer tools, build system changes, etc
  • Sponsor required: patchset required for sponsor
  • Other: please explain

Issue Tracking


Request Reviewer

  • Request review from an applications developer depending on modified system:
    • NOTE: if the MR modifies multiple areas, please /cc all the relevant reviewers (since gitlab only allows 1 reviewer)
    • accessibility : henry
    • android : dan
    • build system : boklm
    • extensions : ma1
    • firefox internals (XUL/JS/XPCOM) : ma1
    • fonts : pierov
    • frontend (implementation) : henry
    • frontend (review) : donuts, richard
    • localization : henry, pierov
    • nightly builds : boklm
    • rebases/release-prep : dan_b, ma1, pierov, richard
    • security : ma1
    • signing : boklm, richard
    • updater : pierov
    • misc/other : pierov, richard

Change Description

This MR also includes fix for #40908 (closed) to enable the PoW changes. I verified the tor build succeeds for --target linux --target linux-x86_64 with the --enable-gpl flag but nothing more.

@boklm @dan @henry @ma1 @pierov can you have a look at the changelogs and flag any missing resolved issues?

building on tb-build-05:

$ make torbrowser-alpha && make torbrowser-incrementals-alpha && make mullvadbrowser-alpha

NOTE: Mullvad incrementals will fail since 13.0a1 hasn't been mirrored to Mullvad's cdn yet (@ruihildt)

Edited by morgan

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