New build flag required

Philipp Kewisch kewisch at
Thu Aug 13 06:09:43 UTC 2020

I'm wondering if there is some way we could add this to our build config so that developers don't need to specify? This seems like type of thing that should be baked in.


>> On 12. Aug 2020, at 10:17 AM, Geoff Lankow <geoff at> wrote:
> As of a few hours ago, you'll need to add a new flag to your mozconfig, or Thunderbird will think it is Firefox in a number of places. This is the line to add:
> ac_add_options --with-app-basename=Thunderbird
> This change was brought to you by bug 1657954 on mozilla-central, and bug 1658682 that I followed it up with. I think that is all that is required – our builds and tests are running again – but if there are any further issues then the latter bug is the place to go.
> GL
> _______________________________________________
> tb-planning mailing list
> tb-planning at
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the tb-planning mailing list