Category Archives: Mozilla

SeaMonkey Build Machine Update

Today I finished up work I’ve been preparing most of this week to update our linux build machine software. A few new software installs, as well as a few software upgrades. Most notably is an upgrade to our buildbot code … Continue reading

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Broken updater for Mac Nightly builds

Taking a queue from Nick Thomas (Post), and as he so deftly notes. This breakage is also for SeaMonkey. To quote him (while replacing with the SeaMonkey Info [in bold]) There was some accidental breakage in the Mac builds of … Continue reading

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SeaMonkey 2.3.2 reports as 2.3.1…

Due to the relatively large quantity of reports we are getting, even with my comments in newsgroups, I think I should post this wider. SeaMonkey 2.3.2’s download internal files, internal version, and all else of 2.3.2 except our website and … Continue reading

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“The Glue Person” doesn’t need to know everything…

Recently, I noticed David Mandelin’s entry on planet, Regarding his role as a project leader, specifically his explanation of his role as a Glue Person. To quote: From my project leader point of view, as needed I deployed myself as … Continue reading

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Mozilla Branching and SeaMonkey

What Is Going on… For those who are not paying attention, mozilla-central (what was the lead up to Firefox 4.0) has branched, and Firefox 4.0 (Gecko 2.0) now resides in hg at releases/mozilla-2.0 along with this change, mozilla-central has been … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.

Ok, this week has been very busy for me RelEng wise, with some good, bad and ugly stuff. The Good I upgraded all our Windows slaves for the DirectX SDK, enabling us to ship the redistributable parts of that with … Continue reading

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Chris AtLee

Chris AtLee has been doing A LOT of good lately, and I just have to call him out on it, with lots of praise! For everyone: faster try builds, nothing like speeding up the already lengthy try results by 30 … Continue reading

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Doing the impossible…

“And they said we couldn’t concievably continue the Suite”…. -> … “And they said we couldn’t do a release based on toolkit” … -> … “And they said we couldn’t get libxul working” …. -> SEAMONKEY: Continuing to do the … Continue reading

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SeaMonkey … websites perception?

SeaMonkey has not “fake” any other UA for browsers unless the user installed an extension or changed a pref to make that happen. The reasons for this were vast, mostly in the eye of not doing users and websites a … Continue reading

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How I broke mozilla-central history…

… And why the tree is CLOSED. Late Friday the 4’th, of June; I was looking to checkin a series of patches that I had previously pushed to the try server and got it to pass all tests. This series … Continue reading

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