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Bug writing guidelines
Bug writing guidelines
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Bug_writing_guidelines
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n24          <li>Ideally, test an in-development version to see whetn24          <li>Ideally, test an in-development version to see whet
>her your bug has already been fixed (e.g. <a class=" external" hr>her your bug has already been fixed (e.g. <a class="external" hre
>ef="http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/channel/" title="http://>f="http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/channel/" title="http://w
>www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/channel/">Firefox Beta, Aurora</a>,>ww.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/channel/">Firefox Beta, Aurora</a>, 
> or bleeding-edge <a class=" link-https" href="https://nightly.mo>or bleeding-edge <a class="link-https" href="https://nightly.mozi
>zilla.org/" title="https://nightly.mozilla.org/">Nightly</a>).>lla.org/" title="https://nightly.mozilla.org/">Nightly</a>).
n30      <li>Open the <a class="link-https" href="https://bugzilla.mn30      <li>Open the <a class="link-https" href="https://bugzilla.m
>ozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?format=guided">Enter a new bug</a> form,>ozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?format=guided">Enter a new bug</a> form,
> which will guide you through most of the bug reporting process.<> which will guide you through most of the bug reporting process.
>br> 
n68      If the bug seems egregious, there might be something unusuan68      If the bug seems egregious, there might be something unusua
>l about your setup that's a necessary part of the steps to reprod>l about your setup that's a necessary part of the steps to reprod
>uce the bug. See if you can reproduce the bug in a <a class=" ext>uce the bug. See if you can reproduce the bug in a <a class="exte
>ernal" href="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing-profile>rnal" href="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing-profiles
>s" title="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing-profiles">>" title="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing-profiles">n
>new Firefox profile</a>. If the bug only happens in your existing>ew Firefox profile</a>. If the bug only happens in your existing 
> profile, try to figure out what settings, extensions, or <a clas>profile, try to figure out what settings, extensions, or <a class
>s=" external" href="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles">="external" href="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles" t
> title="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles">files in yo>itle="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles">files in your
>ur profile</a> are needed to reproduce the bug.> profile</a> are needed to reproduce the bug.
n72        <a class=" external" href="http://www.chiark.greenend.orgn72        <a class="external" href="http://www.chiark.greenend.org.
>.uk/~sgtatham/bugs.html#intermittent" title="http://www.chiark.gr>uk/~sgtatham/bugs.html#intermittent" title="http://www.chiark.gre
>eenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/bugs.html#intermittent">What if my bug se>enend.org.uk/~sgtatham/bugs.html#intermittent">What if my bug see
>ems "random"&nbsp;or "intermittent"?</a>>ms "random"&nbsp;or "intermittent"?</a>
n107        <a class=" link-https" href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.orgn107        <a class="link-https" href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/
>/describecomponents.cgi?product=Firefox" title="https://bugzilla.>describecomponents.cgi?product=Firefox" title="https://bugzilla.m
>mozilla.org/describecomponents.cgi?product=Firefox">List of compo>ozilla.org/describecomponents.cgi?product=Firefox">List of compon
>nents in the "Firefox" product</a> - Most parts of Firefox that y>ents in the "Firefox" product</a> - Most parts of Firefox that yo
>ou interact with directly>u interact with directly
n110        <a class=" link-https" href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.orgn110        <a class="link-https" href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/
>/describecomponents.cgi?product=Toolkit" title="https://bugzilla.>describecomponents.cgi?product=Toolkit" title="https://bugzilla.m
>mozilla.org/describecomponents.cgi?product=Toolkit">List of compo>ozilla.org/describecomponents.cgi?product=Toolkit">List of compon
>nents in the "Toolkit"&nbsp;product</a> - Interface widgets and s>ents in the "Toolkit"&nbsp;product</a> - Interface widgets and so
>ome frontend features>me frontend features
n113        <a class=" link-https" href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.orgn113        <a class="link-https" href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/
>/describecomponents.cgi?product=Core" title="https://bugzilla.moz>describecomponents.cgi?product=Core" title="https://bugzilla.mozi
>illa.org/describecomponents.cgi?product=Core">List of components >lla.org/describecomponents.cgi?product=Core">List of components i
>in the "Core"&nbsp;product</a> - Web page rendering, networking, >n the "Core"&nbsp;product</a> - Web page rendering, networking, e
>etc.>tc.
n129      If you are reporting a <strong>memory use or leak bug</stron129      If you are reporting a <strong>memory use or leak bug</stro
>ng>, please attach the output of about:memory (Firefox 6+). Ideal>ng>, please attach the output of about:memory (Firefox 6+). Ideal
>ly, find steps to reproduce an increase in what is shown in about>ly, find steps to reproduce an increase in what is shown in about
>:memory (even after clicking the "Minimize memory usage"&nbsp;but>:memory (even after clicking the "Minimize memory usage"&nbsp;but
>ton at the bottom). If you have trouble finding steps to reproduc>ton at the bottom). If you have trouble finding steps to reproduc
>e, try the Firefox Support page titled <a class=" external" href=>e, try the Firefox Support page titled <a class="external" href="
>"http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/High%20memory%20usage" title>http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/High%20memory%20usage" title=
>="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/High memory usage">High Mem>"http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/High memory usage">High Memo
>ory Usage</a>. If you are a C++&nbsp;developer, <a class=" link-h>ry Usage</a>. If you are a C++&nbsp;developer, <a class="link-htt
>ttps" href="https://wiki.mozilla.org/Performance:Leak_Tools" titl>ps" href="https://wiki.mozilla.org/Performance:Leak_Tools" title=
>e="https://wiki.mozilla.org/Performance:Leak_Tools">more precise >"https://wiki.mozilla.org/Performance:Leak_Tools">more precise to
>tools are available</a>.>ols are available</a>.
n135      If the bug was <strong>recently introduced</strong>, findinn135      If the bug was <strong>recently introduced</strong>, findin
>g a <a class=" external" href="http://quality.mozilla.org/docs/bu>g a <a class="external" href="http://quality.mozilla.org/docs/bug
>gzilla/guide-to-triaging-bugs-for-firefox/finding-a-regression-wi>zilla/guide-to-triaging-bugs-for-firefox/finding-a-regression-win
>ndow/" title="http://quality.mozilla.org/docs/bugzilla/guide-to-t>dow/" title="http://quality.mozilla.org/docs/bugzilla/guide-to-tr
>riaging-bugs-for-firefox/finding-a-regression-window/">regression>iaging-bugs-for-firefox/finding-a-regression-window/">regression 
> window</a> can help identify the cause of the bug.>window</a> can help identify the cause of the bug.
tt151    <p>
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 > is due to a non compatible theme using a third party plugin. If 
 >so: please restart your Namaroka win7 64 using the original skin.
 > Theme's developers should be aware about this...
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