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

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 04:35:39 UTC 2019

On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 12:32 PM Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

Just to note (since I forgot to mention it in my original message), it
seems to work on the same machine when downgrading only firefox (to

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