[arch-general] Firefox-71.0-1 breaks WhatsApp Web

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 04:32:04 UTC 2019

On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 12:28 PM Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> wrote:

> After the update I can't seem to load WhatsApp Web.
> If I already logged in (using the QR code) it just doesn't load and
> eventually displays the 'connecting to WhatsApp' message which typically
> happens when the phone is offline.
> If I haven't logged in it will try to load the QR code for authentication
> and wait for that forever. The console shows the following:-
> Content Security Policy: Directive ‘child-src’ has been deprecated. Please
> use directive ‘worker-src’ to control workers, or directive ‘frame-src’ to
> control frames respectively.
> Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at wss://
> web.whatsapp.com/ws. app.fff9477f997fa1246faf.js:2:783554
> Chromium on the same machine has no such issues.

This link https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1468870 mentions
possible DNS issues. I'll have to retry on a different connection when I
get there.


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