For Firefox and Thunderbird, we assign one build/release engineer per release (as part of the "release team" for that version). I've been the release engineer for 3 of the Firefox/Thunderbird 1.5.0.x cycles and 2 of the BonEcho alphas, so (I hope!) that I am ...read more
Lately I've been reading about the design and implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System (great book, you should read it).
However I find browsing the source code quite painful. Using vim or emacs is fine for editing invidual files, but when you are trying to understand and browse around ...read more
We've been using the release automation scripts, aka Bootstrap, for the past several releases. We've hit some bumps but overall we've improved quality as we've been pushing changes into the scripts instead of having to document and remember to re-check a large list of "gotchas" whenever ...read more
* bonsai support
* publishing to tinderbox
* setup and administration of the seneca cluster
Now the awesomeness continues, as we're working on a Buildbot "try" server to allow developers to upload patches ...read more
Mozilla runs a crash-stats service, which accepts crash reports from clients (mobile/desktop browsers, B2G, etc) and provides a reporting interface.
Recently, a change landed on the client side to enable multiple minidumps to be attached to an incoming crash, and we want to add support to the server to ...read more
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