[tbb-bugs] #26514 [Applications/Tor Browser]: intermittent updater failures on Win64 (Error 19)

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#26514: intermittent updater failures on Win64 (Error 19)
 Reporter:  mcs                       |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Very High                 |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  TorBrowserTeam201807      |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:9 mcs]:
 > Replying to [comment:8 gk]:
 > > Aewsome work! I think we could test the latter hypothesis by
 recompiling an ESR52-based Tor Browser with the mingw-w64 toolchain we use
 for ESR60, no? If so, let's do that.
 > That is a good idea. I tried to do it today but got an error during the
 firefox compile step. I started with the tbb-8.0a8-build1 tag and applied
 the patch from #25554 (4c1f78c312aa10ff54e5b07de4ef3278ab2ed01e). Here is
 a portion of the log; has anyone seen this kind of error before? Maybe I
 need other changes from the ESR60 era?
 > {{{
 > x86_64-w64-mingw32-widl:
 type_alias_get_aliasee: Assertion `type_is_alias(type)' failed.
 > Aborted
 > Makefile:109: recipe for target 'typelib_done' failed
 > make[5]: *** [typelib_done] Error 134
 > make[5]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
 > }}}
 > Looking in Bugzilla,
 https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1390583#c53 seems relevant...
 but I am out of time for now to try to decipher the conversation in the

 You need to compile with `--disable-accessibility` as there is a bug in
 newer mingw-w64 versions that is not figured out yet if accessibility is

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