[tbb-bugs] #19528 [Applications/Tor Browser]: The build id stays the same with every Firefox update

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#19528: The build id stays the same with every Firefox update
 Reporter:  gk                                |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                            |         Status:
                                              |  needs_revision
 Priority:  Medium                            |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser          |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                            |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-gitian, TorBrowserTeam201609  |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:31 boklm]:
 > Replying to [comment:30 gk]:
 > > Looks better, thanks. Two things remain:
 > >
 > > 1) Could we get rid of `buildid.txt` as well (see comment:19 and
 > Ah, I forgot about this change, I'm going to post a new version of the
 patch, extracting the buildid from one of the mar files instead of using a
 `buildid.txt` file.
 > While doing that, I noticed that we could also do the same for the
 `platformVersion` (currently defined manually in the
 `update_responses/config.yml` file) and use the version defined in
 `application.ini` from one of the mar files.

 Yes. But this could be done in a new bug as well if you think this is
 cleaner or whatever.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19528#comment:32>
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