Firefox/Go Faster/System Add-ons/Verification Chain
A key result for 2017 is to "Create a verification chain following patch review, packaging, and delivery of system add-ons."
This Wiki page will give information and updated status on the progress of that effort.
Review, Package, Signing and Delivery
Verified uptake 2017Q1
rhelmer worked on a diagnostics add-on (Bug 1307568) and reached 88% of Firefox 51.0.1 users within 10 days of releasing the update.
These queries were vetted by rvitillo and other members of the Telemetry team.
Firefox 52 Beta has a new feature which allows restartless system add-on updates, the diagnostics add-on reached ~70% of users within 2 days of release, and ~90% within 10 days.
Initial estimates on uptake 2016Q4
The current uptake as of 2016Q4 appears to be 55% percent as detailed in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1307568#c2
See this Google Document for more information and analysis: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L7v9j_MaEsgUOA0sS52lJXwgQn-BV22kAeEUmLW8cSM/edit#heading=h.1b5iyseslz68
Add-ons in re:dash
Georg put together this query to view installed add-ons: https://sql.telemetry.mozilla.org/queries/1472/source
- Bug 1307568 - Understand how fast a system add-on update gets delivered to users
- Bug 1308251 - Add-on installs and updates broken by security software
- Bug 1323547 - [tracking] track uptake of all Firefox update mechanisms