On Friday Mozmill 1.5.4 has been finally released, including a lot of bug fixes and a couple of new features. This time it has been taken a bit longer as usual to get the release out, but the A-team is also working kinda hard on the Mozmill 2 code, where we expect a preview release kinda soon. So thanks to everyone for their help in letting us get the following stuff out: Add support for Linux3 kernels (Bug 664564) Disable any preference for caching XUL elements (Bug 661588) The private
As part of the discussions during our QA Automation Services work week end of July, we have decided to be more open to the public. We have seen that in the past mostly all conversations regarding tools, tasks, and status updates happened on our internal mailing list, which is not accessible by any of our contributors. Well, that’s counter-productive because we have dozens of smart and awesome community members out there who probably want to help and learn the techniques in automated testing. And we should give those the possibility
For a long time, exactly since January 29th in 2010, the Mozilla QA team is running daily Mozmill tests to prove the functionality of Firefox and the update system across all supported platforms and release branches. With those tests we were able to find a couple of regressions, which then were fixed before the next release of Firefox. Given those results we have decided to extend our daily test-runs and not only run the functional and update tests, but also cover endurance tests, add-on tests, and the new remote tests.