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Problems with block - andydavies - 09-21-2012 09:55 PM

Hi Pat,

I've got some interesting behaviour going on when trying to use block

I can block a single request ok, but the repeat view is very screwy

http://www.webpagetest.org/result/120921_YJ_def1b0c253e14341787935172e4f58e3/

If I attempt to block a whole series of requests it doesn't seem to work at all

http://www.webpagetest.org/result/120921_9S_8dfce08bab8a8ff622764231c90106a4/1/details/

But if I use the script tab to block the requests it's all fine and dandy

http://www.webpagetest.org/result/120921_QG_fe6ff25abc83394c77a3d3bf9c549ad8/

block mmcore.js WTID.js Webtrends.js googleAnalytics.js GAInit.js gw.js telegraph.skimlinks.js WTDcsVid.js b.scorecardresearch.com doubleclick.net wunderloop.net imrworldwide.com chartbeat.com
navigate http://www.telegraph.co.uk

It's not causing me any problems but wondering if you had any ideas on what's happening?

Thanks

Andy


RE: Problems with block - pmeenan - 09-21-2012 10:35 PM

Thanks, looks like there is a bug in the Chrome/Firefox agent where it parses the block string and splits it up (it only does the parsing when it is passed in through a script). Fixing it right now.


RE: Problems with block - pmeenan - 09-21-2012 11:12 PM

All fixed, thanks for the report - http://www.webpagetest.org/result/120921_KX_6b8e2a3c24751a6ee2d34b83ff0d983e/

If you're running a private instance and want to grab the latest agent I wrote up some docs on how to do it - https://sites.google.com/a/webpagetest.org/docs/private-instances#TOC-Updating-Test-Agents

Thanks,

-Pat


RE: Problems with block - andydavies - 09-22-2012 02:30 AM

(09-21-2012 11:12 PM)pmeenan Wrote:  All fixed, thanks for the report - http://www.webpagetest.org/result/120921_KX_6b8e2a3c24751a6ee2d34b83ff0d983e/

If you're running a private instance and want to grab the latest agent I wrote up some docs on how to do it - https://sites.google.com/a/webpagetest.org/docs/private-instances#TOC-Updating-Test-Agents

Cool, thanks, will update my private instance later


RE: Problems with block - hsiboy - 10-13-2012 01:37 AM

did this bug come back?

Just ran a test with a space delimited string of items to block, and they were ignored.

@hsiboy


RE: Problems with block - pmeenan - 10-16-2012 05:11 AM

Shouldn't be - can you send over the test you ran so I can take a look?


RE: Problems with block - hsiboy - 10-17-2012 08:46 PM

Hi Pat,

for this run http://www.webpagetest.org/result/121012_HA_e00a7c549352efea913e4a1b4e23a395/1/details/cached/

you can see i had blocked:

Blocked: plusone.google.com statse.webtrendslive.com apis.google.com platform.twitter.com http://www.google-analytics.com static.ak.fbcdn.net ssl.gstatic.com http://www.google.com r.twimg.com http://www.facebook.com cg-global.maxymiser.com cdn.api.twitter.com p.twitter.com http://www.googleadservices.com googleads.g.doubleclick.net

and yet, the 4th call is to facebook.com

any ideas?

@hsiboy