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About shizen008

Breaking things and getting in trouble for it since '74. Disclaimer: I am not responsible if I make your head explode reading this blog! The writings here are my own expression and not of any companies. I currently work on being a QA for mobile and pancake

Finding regression range in B2G

So there’s a lot of tricks to finding regression ranges in general that is cut down by using hg bisect or git bisect.  The essence is doing a bisect of where the good build is and the bad build is … Continue reading

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Compilation on Mac:

If you run into mkfs.vfat issue compiling B2G on Mac, see: Bug 1024997 – [Flame][Build] Failed to build on Mac OS X 10.9, mkfs.vfat: command not found vi ./device/qcom/msm8610/BoardConfig.mk and “BOARD_USBIMAGE_PARTITION_SIZE_KB := ” in BoardConfig.mk

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Exploratory Test Coverage

Personally, I find that most people don’t pay attention to the passing of test and don’t correlate test cases to test coverage very well so the result numbers  are pretty ambiguous anyhow with traditional methods of testing. Almost like saying … Continue reading

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Remember to clean your *.pyc when things go awry…

nhirata_: well that’s the screwest thing… [11:09am] nhirata_: screwiest thing… [11:10am] nhirata_: I think when I copied the python file the reference is somehow moved with it?  I went from working with one directory of gaia to a completely different … Continue reading

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Einstein Quote for Mozillians

“Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein From : http://www.folderarchy.com/albert-einstein/

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There’s a story about Einstein and how he never remembered his phone number: http://www.folderarchy.com/albert-einstein/ Why remember something where you know you can reference things?  From that article I also gathered: “Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord find harmony. In … Continue reading

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QA Experimentation on Process and Automation

I’ve started coding some tests and I’m placing my own repo as I may not necessarily want them checked into the main repo. I’m not sure the best method for this, at some point I plan to have a machine … Continue reading

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