Linux! Linux is great. Linux is Open Source. Any nerd wants to run Linux. But is any part of Linux really that great? This was a good question I wasn’t really able to answer until yesterday. Now I have mixed feelings but understanding the following problem better, gives even a bit more safety, also for my personal life. During the whole last year I had a lot of situations when one of my virtual machines on the server died due to an OOM killer process. Those crashes were not predictable
Last Friday, June the 11th, we had our second testday for exploratory testing the new Add-ons Manager. It was again well attended and we had a couple of fantastic discussions across its whole duration. If you weren’t able to attend but interested in details about the discussions, you can read through the chat transcription which lists any specific detail. Given our last testday end of April, I have continued my idea to see the testday covering more than only the PDT timezone. That means this time it has also been
This Friday, June 11th, Mozilla QA is holding the second testday about the new Add-ons Manager for Firefox 4.0. Looking back to the fantastic results we got from the last testday we hope to have a similar attendance this time. We will concentrate on exploratory testing mostly the complete user interface and the back-end. You will find detailed information in our testday event page. Please join and help us to make sure we will have the best Add-ons Manager ever in Firefox 4.
Within the last two weeks we had to push two maintenance releases for jsbridge and mozrunner which now fix two major issues: Bug 570790: Due to a broken pyPI package of jsbridge the extension wasn’t working properly on all platforms. At least on Windows the files which have been accidentally added to the tar.gz file, caused an error when loading files from the components and chrome folder of the extension. We have removed all those instances to make sure the extension will work again. Bug 568839: Installing binary extensions with