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monitoring gaia travis build status using webmail LED notifiers

For Firefox OS the Gaia UI currently uses Travis CI to run a series of test jobs in parallel for each pull request.  While Travis has a neat ember.js-based live-updating web UI, I usually find myself either staring at my build watching it go nowhere or forgetting about it entirely.  The latter is usually what […]

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unified JS/C++ backtraces, colorized backtraces, colorized source listing for gdb 7.3/archer-trunk updated

gdb has had integrated python support for some time and it is truly awesome.  The innards have changed here and there, so my previous efforts to show colorized/fancy backtraces, show colorized source listings, and provide unified JS/C++ mozilla backtraces (with colors still) have experienced some bit-rot over time. I have de-bitrotted the changes, hard.  Hard […]

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prototype unified JavaScript/C++ back-traces for Mozilla in (archer) gdb

As far as I know (and ignoring my previous efforts on chroniquery along these lines), up until now you had your C/C++ Mozilla backtraces via gdb (chocolate) and your JS backtraces via “call DumpJSStack()” or the debugger keyword from within JS (peanut butter), but these two great flavors had never come together to make a […]

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Better error reporting for the mozilla platform

If you develop for the mozilla platform, you might be used to error messages like the above.  (Or you might wish you got error messages like the above…)  An uncaught javascript exception has resulted in a message in the error console as well as some equivalent stdout spew because it’s a debug build.  While any […]

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gaudily syntax-highlighted code listings in (archer) gdb

Gaudily syntax-highlighted code listing in gdb joins the gaudy gdb plugin family!  (Other members include gaudily colorized backtraces, which you can also see in the bottom of the screenshot.)  This, of course, requires gdb with python crammed inside.  It might require one crammed a few months ago too; I haven’t updated my archer-gdb repo for […]

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