update build documentation to mention artifact builds

RESOLVED FIXED in Firefox 65

Status

enhancement
RESOLVED FIXED
8 months ago
7 months ago

People

(Reporter: kmoir, Assigned: kmoir)

Tracking

Trunk
mozilla65

Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox65 fixed)

Details

This is not mentioned here

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Developer_guide/Build_Instructions/Windows_Prerequisites

and should be reflected in build instructions for other platforms

Someone mentioned this in reference to this student's account of trying to build Firefox 

https://operationaladam.wordpress.com/2018/11/26/207/
Assignee: nobody → kmoir
Also added a patch to update mach bootstrap

https://phabricator.services.mozilla.com/D13435
Pushed by gszorc@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/ad7fce1f1772
update build documentation to mention artifact builds r=firefox-build-system-reviewers,gps
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/ad7fce1f1772
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 65
Target Milestone: Firefox 65 → mozilla65
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