Category Archives: Planet

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Blob free now on task cluster

Bug 1175934 – [B2G] Add support to build blobfree images has landed and is now available on task cluster : https://tools.taskcluster.net/index/artifacts/#gecko.v1.mozilla-central.latest.linux.aries-blobfree/gecko.v1.mozilla-central.latest.linux.aries-blobfree.opt What is Blob free?  see https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox_OS/Building#Building_a_blob_free_full_system_zip That’s right.  if you follow Bug 1166276 – (b2g-addon) [meta] Getting a B2G Installer Addon, … 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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Question on being Open…

One of the things I am grateful for in working for Mozilla is the opportunity to learn. Recently through various channels, I’ve learned about values, trust and integrity.  (Side note: I highly recommend the book that I am currently reading … Continue reading

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B2G Compilation error on Mac OS X

On Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, with Xcode 4.5 or newer, if you ran into this compilation error: host Executable: sqlite3 (out/host/darwin-x86/obj/EXECUTABLES/sqlite3_intermediates/sqlite3) Undefined symbols for architecture i386:   “_sqlite3_androidopt_handle_pragma”, referenced from:       _sqlite3Pragma in sqlite3.o       _sqlite3Pragma in sqlite3.o … Continue reading

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It took a while to hunt down a site that allowed for free hosting of 50 gigs or more and then post the file up.  There are certain modifications I had made from yesterday to the image as well. There … Continue reading

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Submitting pending crashes…

Ted just made a wonderful new script for us to upload pending folder crashes. It requires poster (ie you will have to run |sudo pip install poster| you run it by |submit.py /path/to/files/*.dmp| The submit.py script is found here : … Continue reading

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Example of Session based testing

see https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=830657#c23 30 minutes.  Tested a fix.  found 7 potential bugs. If you want agile testing… there you go. Now I just have check and verify they aren’t reported already… and file them if they aren’t…

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How to root your Galaxy S to Cynogenmod 10 Nightly…

Disclaimer: there is a chance that you may mess up your phone.  I am warning you ahead of time that you are doing this at your own risk and that I might not be able to help you! I didn’t … Continue reading

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Logcatting on B2G

If you’re familiar with logcatting with android, it’s the same method… If you’re not, don’t worry… here’s how to go about it! 1. Download the Android SDK : http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html – unzip the sdk, and run android app to add the … Continue reading

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Screenshots on your android device … without ADB … without another App!

In my quest to make life easier for Eng people and the end users… I came across an interesting thing when I was looking at the /system/bin directory of ICS (side note: adb shell points to files in /system/bin) …. … Continue reading

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