I noticed a few weeks ago when I was unable to install Benjamin's Memory Corrupter xpi (to test Ted's first Crash Reporter rework) that I was getting a strange build type: "'Memory Corrupter' could not be installed because it is not compatible with your Minefield build type (Darwin_x86-gcc3). Please contact the author of this item about the problem." Of course, we can't build an x86-gcc3 binary on Mac OS X. I noticed tonight while looking at something else that my Camino profile's compatibility.ini declared this same bogus value for its LastOSABI, and I then checked my other profiles, branch and trunk, Camino and Firefox, and they all report this same bogus value (there is nearly-identical code in toolkit/xre/nsAppRunner.cpp and camino/src/preferences/PreferenceManager.mm that presumably is causing the bogus values; I can file a second bug against the Camino code tomorrow) on Intel. My PPC is still running 10.3.9, so I don't know if the trunk PPC value is also wrong; branch PPC is reported sanely.
gcc3 is the ABI, not the actual compiler, gcc3 is correct. FWIW, the reason you saw that was because memory-corrupter.xpi's install.rdf has this line: <em:targetPlatform>Darwin_x86-msvc</em:targetPlatform>
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Ah, OK. Thanks for straightening me out :)
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Component: XRE Startup → Startup and Profile System
QA Contact: xre.startup → startup
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