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Archive for December, 2008

Thunderbird 3 tinderbox tree moves home

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 1 Comment »

As gozer has already mentioned, we have now moved the Thunderbird tinderboxes to a new home - Thunderbird3.0. This is starting to reflect the current state of what we're building. For a couple of weeks now, we have been building Thunderbird ...

Thunderbird Mac Nightly Builds – Broken Chrome

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | Comments Off

I pushed a patch today to make Thunderbird builds enter a few less directories in mail/themes because the builds didn't need to and it was just slowing things down (albeit a very small amount, but still worth being tidy). Unfortunately I ...

Random Happenings 2

Thursday, December 11th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | Comments Off

Having felt like I've not blogged much for a while, here is a selection of things that have been happening recently: We released Thunderbird 3.0 beta 1 :-) There are some great experimental extensions to take a look at. Lightning has now fixed ...

Updating Lightning and GData provider nightly builds in Thunderbird

Thursday, December 11th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 2 Comments »

I've been using the Lightning Nightly Updater extension in Thunderbird nightlies for the last few months. This helps me as a developer to test out Lightning (by using it day to day) and see the current progress. The extension has been ...

Which mozilla-* is being compiled? comm-central knows!

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | Comments Off

I've just checked in a patch that means we can now check whether comm-central is building against mozilla-central or mozilla-1.9.1. MOZILLA_1_9_1_BRANCH is now defined when we are building against mozilla-1.9.1. The focus for Thunderbird, SeaMonkey and Calendar projects is currently building comm-central ...

comm-central defaults changed to follow mozilla-1.9.1 branch

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Now that mozilla-central has created a mozilla-1.9.1 release branch, we're updating the comm-central build system to build mozilla-1.9.1 by default. Here's a little Q and A that I hope should answer most questions. Q. Why are we doing this? A. The next versions ...