Trunk Freezes for 1.3 Beta Tonight
Tuesday January 21st, 2003
The main development tree will freeze for Mozilla 1.3 Beta tonight at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time. The freeze will remain in effect until 1.3 final is branched. During this time, only checkins that have been approved by email@example.com will be allowed to land. The ideal release date for 1.3 Beta is Friday 24th January. Watch tinderbox for the latest tree status and consult the Roadmap for further information about the release schedule.
#5 Re: 2003/1/19 nightly corrupts downloads
by sgifford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tuesday January 21st, 2003 9:32 AM
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At various times in the past, Mozilla has had problems automatically uncompressing files without telling you. For example, a .tar.gz file will be gunzipped, but will still keep the .tar.gz filename. These are usually easy to work around if you know to expect them. You can search Bugzilla for words like "download" and "corrupt" to find other bugs that might be causing this.
If your download corruption doesn't match any of the bugs already filed, shut down Mozilla, get the latest nightly, create a new profile, and try again. If you can still reproduce the corruption, file a bug in bugzilla.
It sounds like a lot of work, but it will only take about half an hour, and in the end you'll either understand your problem, or else you'll be helping get an important bug fixed.