Monthly Archives: October 2007

A Life Worth Celebrating For Sure

Luciano Pavarotti’s passing away recently caused me to dig up some of his music again, a reaction I’m sure many people had. If you really want to understand what made him so special, find a recording of him singing Nessun … Continue reading

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What a Weekend!

This weekend was really awesome, so awesome I feel the need to write about it. On Friday night I went to see the Philadelphia Orchestra perform Brahms and Sibelius. A Norwegian pianist, Leif Ove Andsnes, played with the orchestra for … Continue reading

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Firefox 2.0.0.8 on Mac OS X 10.5

Mozilla is planning to ship Firefox 2.0.0.8, a security and stability update to Firefox 2.0.0.7, within the next day. Since Firefox 2.0.0.8 is going to be the latest official release of Firefox when Mac OS X 10.5 is release on … Continue reading

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Update: Building Firefox 2 with the Mac OS X 10.5 SDK

I investigated getting Firefox 2 to build with the Mac OS X 10.5 SDK (bug 400165) and it turns out we won’t be completing that work. This does not mean you can’t build Firefox 2 on Mac OS X 10.5, … Continue reading

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WordPress and Dashes

In my last post I posted two mozconfig options, both of which involved a dash followed by a dash. I wrote that part of the blog entry like this: <code>ac_add_options –enable-foo ac_add_options –enable-bar</code> Once I posted that, people started complaining … Continue reading

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Tips for Building Firefox 2 on Mac OS X 10.5

If you have seed access to Mac OS X 10.5 and you want to build Firefox 2, you need to add the following lines to your mozconfig: ac_add_options –with-macos-sdk=/Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.4u.sdk ac_add_options –disable-tests Firefox 2 will not compile with the native 10.5 … Continue reading

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