Author Archives: Callek

Find our footing on python best practices, of yesteryear.

In the beginning there was fire buildbot. This was Wed, 13 Feb 2008 for the first commit in the repository buildbot-configs. For context, at this time: python 2.5.2 was current (release Feb 21’st of that year) pip didn’t exist in … Continue reading

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Release Engineering does a lot…

Hey Everyone, I spent a few minutes a week over the last month or two working on compiling a list of Release Engineering work areas. Included in that list is identifying which repositories we “own” and work in, as well … Continue reading

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Firefox Launches Developer Editon (Minor Papercut Issues)

So, as you may have heard, Firefox is launching a dev edition. This post does not attempt to elaborate on that specifically too much, but it’s more to identify some issues I hit in early testing and the solutions to … Continue reading

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Keeping track of MQ patchsets…

Hey Everyone! First some brief Background, Mozilla Releng has our code in a *lot* of repos, most being in Mercurial (a few other needs are in git or svn, but those are very rare relatively). I also do work for … Continue reading

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Android Mobile Marketshare, and how we (Mozilla) stack up. – Part 1

So, I should preface this with a few big caveats! I am not a metrics guy, nor do I pretend to be. This post will not give you absolute numbers of users. This post is not meant to show any … Continue reading

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Mozillians… Where are your summit pictures?

Hey Everyone! I hope your #mozsummit was even half as good as my own! I am looking for links to all photos taken at summit locations, selfishly looking for ones of me, but while I’m doing this I had heard … Continue reading

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SeaMonkey 2.18 – Where are you?

Hey Everyone, So SeaMonkey 2.18 was supposed to be out today, so where is it? We have had a hardware error in the systems that allow us to reliably generate the release — Without these systems anything we create will … Continue reading

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Welcome Back — Linux32 Tests!

As many of you know, last week we turned off many of our linux32 tests for desktop Firefox builds. Yesterday, we were given the confirmation that we are now able to turn those tests back on, and we have done … Continue reading

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Blogging More…. About Mobile?

Hello Planet, Long time no see. Since our last conversation a lot has changed with me (and Mozilla!) I was a contractor since March, and just got my official offer to come on as a “real” employee. I will be … Continue reading

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New Addition to the Team!

Just wanted to say, that Edmund Wong, who I have previously written about here has just reproduced. He and his lovely wife just had a baby! I won’t share any more details than that, since I just found out, and … Continue reading

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