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Mozilla Platform Meeting Minutes: 2009-02-10

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Firefox 3.0.7

  • Code frozen

Firefox 3.0.8

  • Finalized schedule coming this week
  • Tentative code freeze date is March 10
  • Will send emails to blocker owners this week when we know when code freeze is

Firefox 3.1 Beta 3

  • we will go over the list of P1 blockers outstanding in this meeting and ensure they are being tracked
  • Important Dates:
    • Code freeze was missed on January 25th, 11:59pm PST
    • QA Start on ??, 9:00am PST
    • Release on ??, noon PST

Blocker Report

Since 1.9.1 branch …

Past 2 weeks …

[ Platform Blocker Queries | Front End Blocker Queries ]

Firefox 3.1 Update

  • Polish update: Firefox is 33% shiny (another +2% over last week)
    • Thanks go to: Dao and Jim (important polish-hard bug on Vista)
    • 49 remaining easy polish bugs (whiteboard [polish-easy])
    • 34 remaining hard polish bugs(whiteboard [polish-hard])

GFX 1.9.1 Update

  • 3 blocking 1.9.1+
  • 1 P2 with patch (just got r+’d today)
  • 1 P2 backed out, with patch work in progress (445087)
  • 1 P2 backed out, fixes in progress (466586)
  • 1 nom (waiting on feedback from upstream; unlikely to block)

Layout 1.9.1 Update

  • No P1s
  • Layout
    • 6 blockers
  • SVG
    • 2 blockers
  • Video/Audio
    • 18 blockers
    • Should bump most of these to ‘wanted’ to reflect reality
  • No untriaged noms

Content 1.9.1 Update

JS 1.9.1

  • 62 blockers
    • 16 P1s
    • 37 P2s
    • 5 P3-5s
    • 4 unprioritized
  • 5 untriaged nominations
  • landed fixes to gc scheduling – good to get beta coverage on that
  • one remaining blocker that’s tricky (upvar)
  • P1 list isn’t as bad as it looks; need to find a merge window

Mobile 1.9.1 Update

General 1.9.1 Updates


Security Reviews

Still outstanding / to be scheduled

  • native JSON
  • DNS prefetching

Booked but not yet completed


Dealing with the iid rev stuff that came up in .platform before b3?

  • revisions landed
  • email to add-on developers went out

Tony asked if there’s anything QA can do to extend testing?

  • See Banking Wiki (intranet). Need to get an update on the community site this week, but please keep signing up in the meantime if you have access.
    • (tchung) Next steps, plan to get a similar site to include b2c sites.
  • (tchung) I’ll look into historical data, but if you have a list, please send it over. (eg. bug 462428 – Windows Live Hotmail should now be working in 1.9.1branch/trunk nightlies)


  • IT needs a downtime to fix bug 456570 – Is tonight at 7pm ok? Is thursday better? (bhearsum)
    • yes, will close tree for tracemonkey then hand off to you (beltzner)

Greener tinderbox

  • How do we keep tinderbox from being constantly orange/red?
    • clint to set up 3 machines (one for each platform) and run it for a week to log random-oranges
    • clint will also compare VM to native to see if there are problems caused by that

Getting crash stacks from unit tests

  • stacks on unit test machines would help us understand a few bugs
  • ted going to see if he can do this for us
  • sayrer is going to help with buildbot requirements

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