Month: October 2012

How I started reviewing patches faster

The discussion about whether and how we should do patch reviews faster has been brought up for a few years now.  Here is the story of how I decided to stop being lazy start to actually review patches faster.  It’s

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Data about people’s contribution to the Mozilla code base

Tonight I was talking to Josh and he mentioned how he’s interested in getting data on people’s recent contributions to different parts of the Mozilla code base.  He basically wanted to get a list of people who have contributed patches

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Renaming directories in Mercurial by just changing the case

Today we experienced a new way in which Mercurial can fail you.  I’m not talking about performance, twisted workflows, etc.  This time we’re talking about Mercurial being unable to handle things that you can put into your repository in one

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