it’s really hard to context-switch from lofty, 40,000 feet discussions of organizational values, communication dynamics, innovation vs. maintenance considerations, requirements discussions for various development support systems, and how we’d like to fix what’s broken and maximize what’s not to… “respin this build” and “that Tinderbox is broken” and “Where are these builds?” and “That tag Read More
Mac universal binaries for Bon Echo Alpha 1 are finally available. The source tarball too.
In a time warp wormhole temporal loop nexus bubble reminscent of the worst Star Trek plot-crutch, the rest of Earth caught up with /. today, when Firefox 2.0a1 (sshhhh! Don’t call it that) Bon Echo Alpha 1 was actually released. In a way, I wish the reports had been right: I’ve been sick for the Read More
Most of the time, our Build Farm makes me a very unhappy camper. This is because most of the time, I’m interacting with it in a firefighting/rescuing builds from a burning tree building role. There are a lot of machines in the Farm that are reviled (gaius, anyone?), and they get a lot of attention. Read More
After some trials and tribulations (and lots of Tinderbox hugging), we finally have universal binaries for 18.104.22.168! I just noticed they’re being uploaded to the wrong location, so I’ll have to fix that, but you can find the mixed-endianess here. When they move, you can find the builds via the tinderbox-with-the-boring-name (and a “UniversalBinaries” tag), Read More
So I’ve been doing some virtual machine migrations—more on that later—but this one relatively old RedHat VM was having problems booting after the migration. One of the details that has to be taken care of is the physical machines are unlikely to have the same SCSI disk drivers that the VM has, so you have Read More
<rant mode=”on”>If you own a coffeeshop and you advertise your “FREE WIRELESS” access (with a neon sign, even!), then you need to offer your customers plugs. Lots of plugs.
I just checked in the patch for Bug 329686 (which should hopefully make AUS more useful to open source projects, including… y’know, ourselves!) and received this handy dandy reminder of my responsibilities as a developer with Mozilla CVS checkin access: Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 21:47:22 -0800 From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: email@example.com Subject: [Bonsai] You’re on Read More