Destroy all the activities!

Aaron Train

These past few days, an influx of reports have
arrived with users reporting that the new Firefox on Android will
ultimately fail to properly load web-pages’as strongly convened
from investigating the multiple reports.

Turns out for whatever reason folks seem to be enabling a tucked away
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) developer option — ’Don’t keep
’ with the description:
activity as soon as
the user leaves it’, which means that Gecko is likely killed when a user
tries to visit a URL from the browser’s ‘Awesome Screen’.

As Kevin Brosnan points out in our tracking bug 769269,

It is a nice find and an interesting case. Moral of the story please
keep this developer option disabled to prevent destruction of all the