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Mozilla Platform Meeting Minutes: 2009-03-10

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Notices / Schedule

Firefox 3.0.8

  • Code freeze March 17


  • Beta tomorrow
  • On track to ship on March 18
  • Fixes on par with Firefox 3.0.7

Firefox 3.1 Beta 3

  • tagged and built last week
  • on track for Thursday release

Firefox 3.5 Beta 4

Blocker Report

Since 1.9.1 branch …

Past 2 weeks …

[ Platform Blocker Queries | Front End Blocker Queries ]


  • our blocker fix rate has slowed over the past week, both on trunk and in porting the fixes to mozilla-1.9.1
  • people haven’t been doing triage; the number of nominations is growing

The Breakdown

Browser / Front End

  • Polish update: Firefox is 44% shiny (+4% over last week)

GFX 1.9.1 Update

  • Vlad’s away in Helsinki; Joe handling gfx update.
  • Bug status:
    • 3 blocking 1.9.1+
    • 1 unknown imglib topcrasher; we can’t reproduce, and crash reporter stacks are mostly worthless, but joe hopes he has a fix in bug 481753
    • 1 Security
    • 1 imglib followon patch, waiting on sr
    • 1 nom
  • Focus:
    • Finishing remaining blockers

Layout 1.9.1 Update

  • Layout
    • 6 blockers
    • Current work: float layout, code-coverage-based cleanup (dbaron), frame constructor, incremental reflow (bzbarsky), Cleartype ink issues (jkew), frame GC tests (zwol)
  • SVG
    • 2 blockers
    • Current work: SVG spec work (jwatt), SMIL turn-on (dholbert)
  • Video/Audio
    • 11 blockers
    • Major items remaining: A/V sync (doublec), block cache (nearly done) (roc), seek performance (doublec), code audit issues (good steady progress)
  • 2 untriaged noms

Content 1.9.1 Update

  • 14 blockers
    • No P1 blockers!
    • There are 5 bugs that need landing.
    • 8 blocker bugs without patch.

JS 1.9.1

Mobile 1.9.1 Update


Security Reviews

Still outstanding / to be scheduled

  • native JSON
  • DNS prefetching

Booked but not yet completed

Tree Management

Greener tinderbox

  • Current Status
    • Built using changeset 356458e646d0 (end of the week last week, which ran green)
    • Tests are running on Windows VM, Windows Machine, Mac Machine, and Linux Vm.
    • Still waiting on Linux Machine – bug 479088
    • Seeing some failures already, will have a in depth analysis later in the week once I have more data. It will be published to m.d.tree-management and planet.m.o
  • Getting crash stacks for tests
    • Final patch for Talos has been reviewed, awaiting deployment (requires downtime): bug 458903
    • Stacks from mochitest/reftest are complete, bug 481495
  • Run unit tests on packaged builds bug 421611, bug 383136
    • Mochitest bits all landed
    • Reftest ready to land
    • XPCshell patches up, r?bsmedberg


  • discuss proposed b4 schedule
    • people felt pretty ok, not sure all blockers would get fixed, but most
    • agreed to assign P1 to harder bugs and more severe ones
    • agreed to revisit schedule weekly to see how things are going
  • Any progress on Out of Process Plugins? bug 478976
    • no update
  • Consider localStorage feature land on 1.9.1, bug 422526
    • see dev.planning thread on the topic
    • honzab and dcamp to co-ordinate with dveditz to do a security review on the bits that have changed since the last one
    • once reviewed, it’ll go on mozilla-central
    • meet next week after security review and bake time to discuss again
  • wanted1.9.1+ bugs that are FIXED but have no fixed1.9.1 or verified1.9.1

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