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Windows 7: Minefield Nightly build crashes

04 Oct 2010   #21

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikedl View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Is there an advantage in doing so? I mean, over the nightly builds?

Here is the link to the x64 hourlies. (they're not quite hourlies)
These builds are compiled every hour and contain the latest fixes/features but they might be buggy

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04 Oct 2010   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks, Yowanvista, but I'll stick with the nightlies. I like being on the cutting edge, even the bleeding edge, but I think I'll stay out of the tinderbox for now.
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04 Oct 2010   #23

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HOT97ECLIPSEGSX View Post
Doesn't seem I'm able to do much with it. I get a few menu options, but don't seem to be able to change the value to false. I feel like a huge n00b. When I double-click it (I searched and found how boolean values are changed) minefield will crash.

By the way, for those who don't already know, I found this nifty little link: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9020880/Hacking_Firefox_The_secrets_of_about_config

Does anyone know if the "prefs.js" file from 32 bit FF can simply be copied to the 64 bit version to maintain all of your tweaks and settings?
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04 Oct 2010   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HOT97ECLIPSEGSX View Post
Doesn't seem I'm able to do much with it. I get a few menu options, but don't seem to be able to change the value to false. I feel like a huge n00b. When I double-click it (I searched and found how boolean values are changed) minefield will crash.

By the way, for those who don't already know, I found this nifty little link: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9020880/Hacking_Firefox_The_secrets_of_about_config
First you highlight (single click) the option to be changed then right click on the true/false and choose "Toggle"
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04 Oct 2010   #25

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Toggling the option also crashes Minefield. I'll do what mikedl suggested and see if I can get it to work.
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04 Oct 2010   #26

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kodi View Post
I just cant live without my addons so I ended up going back to Firefox

RE: ADDONS

There is a about:config edit the stops the verify so you can run all your addons. I have been using it forever. Just google it.


Ken


edit: see bobtran post for the link. Sorry didnt see the post.
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04 Oct 2010   #27

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikedl View Post
I don't know what impacts the settings might have on the performance of Firefox but I'm heading over to Bugzilla and MozillaZine to see what I can find out.
Did you ever find anything out about this over on Bugzilla or MozillaZine? Interested.
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04 Oct 2010   #28

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

So at this point in time which version are you guys recommending as the most stable for running 64 bit flash?

Still the third one down on this link?
Index of /pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/2010-10-01-02-mozilla-central
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04 Oct 2010   #29

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windstrings View Post
So at this point in time which version are you guys recommending as the most stable for running 64 bit flash?

Still the third one down on this link?
Index of /pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/2010-10-01-02-mozilla-central
Yes third one down, you may want to change the update options to "ask me what I want to do" in the options menu otherwise it will just update back to the current problem. You can always change it back later or manually update under help -> about minefield.

Or change javascript.options.tracejit.content in the about:config to false which is also working with the current release.
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04 Oct 2010   #30

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Great!... that was the concise answer I was looking for.... the config mod sounds easy enough too.... too cool!... thanks!

Did you manually go through and redo all your config settings for X64 or did you just paste your old 32bit prefs.js file to the X64bit version?
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