On 2/17/12 2:52 PM, Peter Lairo wrote:
> What is a bit shocking to me is that the developers didn't notice this
> 2-week old dog-food bug. They aren't using the nightly builds??? Reeely???
I don't use nightly builds, I use a self-compiled build. I didn't notice
this because it was a mozilla-central change, and I don't update
mozilla-central that often to increase build speed.
> With the limited resources of Lightning, only two branches should
> matter: the releases: release and forget; and the trunk. Everything in
Unfortunately its not that easy. There are sometimes errors not caught
within the 12 weeks of central+aurora and it can happen that a change in
Thunderbird on aurora gets merged to beta. I usually use beta on my
production profile (since this also means I can use a more stable
Thunderbird version with important email) and use the bleeding edge of
comm-central for development and intermittent testing.
But lets not get into a big discussion about this. I think its up to
everyone personally what version combinations they use. I can make
suggestions, but I can't expect anyone to follow them if it makes them