Today we are pushing out an automatically downloaded test add-on for Firefox Beta users. The add-on itself does not change the behavior of Firefox in any way, and should be automatically uninstalled in the next week. In the meantime it … Continue reading
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Source Migration Notice: We are starting the mozilla-central → mozilla-aurora source code migration. We are using this as the base changeset: http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/c0983049bcaa. Any patches pushed after c0983049bcaa will wait until the next version of Firefox.
Source Migration Notice: We finished the mozilla-aurora → mozilla-beta source code migration.
Release engineering recently rolled out an automation change to the way updates are generated every morning. It was rolled out across all repositories on hg.mozilla.org. What changed Previously, early in the morning the build system blindly updated to the latest … Continue reading
As part of the new rapid release process we have been doing outreach to three main groups of vendors who ship or integration with Firefox: Linux Vendors Extensions with Binary Components Vendors Accessibility Technology Vendors On the Linux side we’ve … Continue reading
Here’s the summary from today’s meeting… Metrics Around 37 K users on 6.0a2. Tracking flag We made the decision to NOT use the tracking flag for all new features in a release. Wiki pages and engineering ownership will be used … Continue reading
When we started the rapid release process after Firefox 4, we hoped to inform our users about the various channels and provide an easy way to switch between them. The channel switcher was intended to give more adventurous users a … Continue reading
We will be building a Firefox Beta update tomorrow (2011-06-03) morning EDT. We will be taking the latest code in releases/mozilla-beta and creating updates for our beta audience to test. Both mobile and desktop will be building at this time. … Continue reading
Here’s what we covered in today’s meeting… l10n Joduinn and Axel have been working on determining which locales will use mozilla-central or aurora as the source of truth and some processes and procedures to deal with changes. These lists will … Continue reading
Here are the notes from today’s meeting. Build status No issues found with the Firefox 6.0a2 Nightly -> Aurora Migration. Updates should start going out to users tomorrow. Updates will be to 5.0a2 users. l10n For technical testing, we know … Continue reading