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Firefox and Thunderbird: Beyond Browsing and Email by Peter D. Hipson

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Chapter 18. Browsing the Code

For those of us who are programmers, there is nothing like having the source code at hand. Having buildable source lets us fix a nagging bug, add that feature we really want, and generally modify the product.

In this chapter we take the source code and go through the problems you might have building it. When we’re done, you should be able to create a version of Firefox (or Thunderbird) that works.

Mozilla Firefox Trunk

You can access several versions of Firefox at any time. One source set is the downloadable source files, which is not the most current ...

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