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Archive for January, 2009

Thunderbird 3.0x Windows Nightly users – update warning

Thursday, January 29th, 2009 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | Comments Off

Just a warning to Thunderbird Windows Nightly Users - if you happen to have updated in the last half-hour or so, you may have got a 3.1a1pre build, rather than a 3.0b2pre build. As of a couple of minutes ago, we've ...

Wallet dies – Thunderbird and SeaMonkey switch to Toolkit’s Password Manager

Thursday, January 15th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

For too long now (since somewhere around April/May 2008 at least) I have had the task of switching MailNews from the old password manager code (known as wallet) to use the newer code in toolkit that Firefox has been using ...

Tinderstatus 0.3 is here!

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 Posted in Firefox, Mozilla, SeaMonkey | Comments Off

With the addition of new tinderbox trees for various branches happening in the few months before Christmas, and Thunderbird's setting up of a Thunderbird3.0 tree, I finally decided to get round to doing some more hacking on Tinderstatus. As a result, ...

Thunderbird 3.1a1pre – what’s that?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 2 Comments »

I've just checked in a change that will give Thunderbird builds a different version number depending on if they are build with mozilla-central (Gecko 1.9.2 builds) or releases/mozilla-1.9.1 (Gecko 1.9.1 builds). We've done this so we can start building and ...

Mac Thunderbird crash reporting on now working correctly

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 2 Comments »

For a few months Thunderbird crashes on Mac were reporting to our crash-stats server, but unfortunately weren't being processed correctly. Just before Christmas, Ted checked in a change to mozilla-1.9.1 to allow crash symbols to be generated via dwarf-2 rather than ...