Monthly Archives: February 2012

From Bug 721934 and GCP… relevant info from Places db in Firefox/Fennec

Here’s the instructions on how to get the relevant stats from your places.sqlite file (in your profile). I’m interested if it took more than 2 minutes to get your profile migrated to Native Fennec. If you’re using Sync (I presume … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about mobile crashes a moment…

So there’s 4 types of crashes within the Fennec Native world right now. 1) Crashes that occur due to the Native UI which is caught by breakpad 2) Crashes that are caught by breakpad 3) Crashes that are caught by … Continue reading

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adb devices” yields “???????? no permissions”

If you’re getting : adb devices” yields “???????? no permissions”  on ubuntu, check out : http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/android/thread?tid=08945730bbd7b22b esp jerichod’s message.    

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Building Android

So hopefully I won’t forget, I’ll just blog about it now…. Android build “make -f client.mk build” in mozilla-central cd ~/src/mozilla-central/objdir-droid/ “make package” in the OBJDIR run: “adb install -r fennec.apk” adb shell am start -a org.mozilla.gecko.DEBUG -n org.mozilla.fennec/org.mozilla.fennec.App

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The more I think about it…

The more I keep thinking that QA is very much like chess. AI programming of chess even.  A QA’s job is to find the positive and negative aspects of moving forward with the objective of inserting quality into a product. … Continue reading

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mozconfig pro tip

Courtesy of ctalbert: Go to tinderbox and follow a green tinderbox build to it’s log: https://shizen008.wordpress.com/2012/02/10/screen-shot-2012-02-09-at-9-48-19-pm/ Then do a find ac_ in the log to jump to the mozconfig for fennec. https://shizen008.wordpress.com/2012/02/10/screen-shot-2012-02-09-at-9-48-33-pm/ Official build is using ndk r5c but you … Continue reading

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Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 9.48.33 PM

Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 9.48.33 PM

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Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 9.48.19 PM

Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 9.48.19 PM

Green Tinderbox build

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Meetings… bleh.

I once was flying back to California from Michigan during the time CES was about to start in Las Vegas.  A startup entrepreneur had sat down next to me and we ended up talking about various things.  We talked more … Continue reading

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How to activate LG Revolution without sim

The four corner trick does not work for the LG Revolution. What did work was this : When on the language setup screen try, volume up, volume down, back button, search button. Taken from here : http://forum.xda-developers.com/archive/index.php/t-1208713.html

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