Apply this to comm-central if it is useful. +++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #778980 +++ To make gcc's NULL/nullptr warnings fatal like clang's nullptr errors, we may want to add -Werror=conversion-null to Linux's CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS for gcc >= 4.5. (The -Wconversion-null flag was new in gcc 4.5.) If a developer overlooks these gcc warnings, then they may not realize their code change will break the OS X's clang build until they push to the tryserver. This is a waste of developer time and tryserver resources.
Here is the patch. Archaeopteryx, please try it on a try server (linux only is enough). I did not get any failures, but I compile with many components disabled.
Thunderbird-Try run: https://tbpl.mozilla.org/?tree=Thunderbird-Try&rev=408d5cf11a05 Builds are green
Comment on attachment 668800 [details] [diff] [review] patch The build try server was done for Thunderbird only. Can anybody try Seamonkey?
Attachment #668800 - Flags: review?(mbanner)
SeaMonkey Try run: https://tbpl.mozilla.org/?tree=Thunderbird-Try&rev=752bf0e94218
Thanks for the build. There is a configure error: configure: error: Unrecognized extension provided to --enable-extensions: venkman. That does not seem caused by this patch.
Comment on attachment 668800 [details] [diff] [review] patch The first SeaMonkey run I got wrong, but the second should work: https://tbpl.mozilla.org/?tree=Thunderbird-Try&rev=1e27f1fd450a
Attachment #668800 - Flags: review?(mbanner) → review+
(and that's r+ assuming that run passes).
Now an "Internal server error" and another run with "abort: connection ended unexpectedly" ???
If you this happens during |hg pull -u|: That happens often. The more changesets, the more likely. Just try again.
If they are blue, they'll automatically be re-run. The builds finished off red in stage-package, but that's because SM is expecting to package the extensions that I disabled (rather than having them pulled). So the actual compilations did pass. That's about the best we can do with SM on try server.
OK, thanks. So I take it that the build works. If any breakage appears later please point me to it.
Target Milestone: --- → Thunderbird 19.0
Ryan, any reason you did not close this bug after check-in?
Nope, just forgot. Thanks.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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