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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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VM for B2G

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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More Socorro hotness that’s hot off the press!

So one may ask… what am I looking at here?  It’s just Socorro stuff right?  Oh … it’s hotness.  This is a picture of a URL listing of a particular crash.  All URLs listed in a particular crash if you … Continue reading

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How you can help improve your bug reports for Fennec…

Logs and screenshots really help when looking at bugs for developers as well as QA.  There are free apps out there that will do these things. For logs, there is an app called alogcat ( https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.jtb.alogcat&hl=en ) that will allow you … Continue reading

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Startup tests with Fennec

ctalbert just posted a new dashboard for s1/s2 tests:  http://mrcote.info/phonedash/#/ What is s1/s2 testing?  It’s basically a startup testing for trying to measure throbber start/stop, and drawing end times.  Manual run instructions can be found here : https://etherpad.mozilla.org/fennec-perf-ts-take2  ( Side … Continue reading

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