New Patch Maker Available
Thursday September 27th, 2001
Gervase Markham writes: "I've written some Perl software called Patch Maker that enables people to contribute patches and bugfixes to Mozilla using only a nightly build - i.e. without having to set up a build environment. Currently, it only works on Linux, even though setting up a build is easiest on that platform - the plan is to shake the bugs out there and also to get help porting it to Windows and Mac, where building is a lot harder.
The web page is up, and I'm looking for lots of good feedback. Please, try it out and let me know what you think. And if you are a Perl hacker on Windows or Mac, I'd also like to hear from you :-)"
Tuesday October 2nd, 2001 9:12 PM
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I think there is something wrong with the way Mozilla handles the "Modern" theme. When I used that theme, Mozilla crashed every day, and caused my entire computer to crash with it. Since I started using the "Classic" theme, Mozilla has only crashed when I tried the "view page source" thing. It did not crash the entire computer those times.