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Benefits of Clone Offload on Version Control Hosting

July 27, 2018 at 03:48 PM

Back in 2015, I implemented a feature in Mercurial 3.6 that allowsservers to advertise URLs of pre-generated bundle files. When acompatible client performs a hg...

Deterministic Firefox Builds

June 20, 2018 at 11:10 AM

As of Firefox 60, the build environment for official Firefox Linux buildsswitched from CentOSto Debian.As part of the transition, we overhauled how the build environment...

Scaling Firefox Development Workflows

May 16, 2018 at 04:10 PM

One of the central themes of my time at Mozilla has been my pursuitof making it easier to contribute to and hack on Firefox.I vividly...

Revisiting Using Docker

May 16, 2018 at 01:45 PM

When Docker was taking off like wildfire in 2013, I was caught up in theexcitement like everyone else. I remember knowing of the existenceof LXC...

Release of python-zstandard 0.9

April 09, 2018 at 09:30 AM

I have just releasedpython-zstandard 0.9.0. You caninstall the latest release by running pip install zstandard==0.9.0.Zstandard is a highly tunable and thereforeflexible compression algorithm with support...