#30504: Investigate if New Identity works properly after moving to ESR 68
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 Reporter:  acat                                 |          Owner:  tbb-
                                                 |  team
     Type:  task                                 |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  Medium                               |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:  fixed
 Keywords:  ff68-esr, tbb-newnym, tbb-9.0-must-  |  Actual Points:  1.5
  alpha, TorBrowserTeam201910R                   |
Parent ID:                                       |         Points:  0.25
 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:
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Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:14 acat]:
 > Replying to [comment:12 gk]:
 > > Replying to [comment:7 acat]:

 [snip]

 > > > `TypeError: win.gBrowser is undefined ProcessHangMonitor.jsm:410:18`
 > > >
 > > > I fixed this one by waiting the new window to be initialized before
 closing the last one.
 > >
 > > Hrm. The drawback of the fix is that the window is now "jumping"
 around the screen which might not be desired. That's because the code
 seems to not open a new window directly at the place where the current one
 still is which was no problem when we closed the older one first.
 > >
 > > I feel that change is not worth it. That is a usability issue that got
 reported in the past actually, see #22536. I think it got better with e10s
 improvements as the ticket mentions but we should not make it worse again.
 I wonder whether we can patch the code at a different place instead.
 >
 > I just checked this, and it's happening in the nightlies without this
 change, too. For me it opens the new window in a different place than the
 old one (if you move it from the original position).

 Yes, that's true. But with your code the window would jump around even if
 you not move it which is not currently happening (at least not on the
 machine I tested).

 [snip]

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