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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2011-06-22

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm



  • Wednesdays – 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 16:30 UTC
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • #mobile for backchannel


  • Fennec 7 (nightly)
    • This is the active development trunk
  • Fennec 6 (aurora)
    • The door is closing for new patches
  • We have less than 2 weeks before the crank is turned
    • 2011-07-05: Firefox 8 -> mozilla-central; Firefox 7 -> mozilla-aurora; Firefox 6 -> mozilla-beta

Major Topics for This Week



  • Work for Fx7 -> We have Features, Bugs and Testing
  • Cranking on new code:
    • Tablet UI [At risk for Fx6]
    • Selecting text in web content [Needs more eyes to find a scaling issue]
    • Language picker on startup [Landed and needs some feedback]
    • Basic webapp support [Patches close to landing] bug 583750
    • Yes, we added ‘Quit’ to the Android menu
  • Look into using doorhangers in Fennec bug 661148
    • Talked with Madhava about where to move next. Moving forward at the same time mockups/ux discussion happen. [Stalled; Need to un-stall]
  • Know your ABCs (Always Be Coding)
    • If you get stuck on something, have a backup project to fallback.
    • Keep patches and reviews moving forward.

UX design

Platform Support


  • Minor painting regressions (when putting Fennec in the background, you may see a black screen) is known. Patch to fix this is pending review.
  • “official” builds are no longer have debugable set to true in the android manifest
    • That means you can no longer read anything in the profile
  • run-as bug:
    • If you have a device, and it comes preloaded with a lot of software, you will may not be able to debug fennec





  • Mobile Testday (Fri, June 24th)
  • Firefox mobile test plans
    • mobile 6
    • mobile 7
      • Need clarity on what is in mobile 6
      • Working on test plans for mobile 6 beta releases
  • Crash Report
    • Crash Reports for Tablets/Honeycomb increasing
    • Reopened bug 615993 – Fennec crash [@ js::mjit::JaegerShot ]
    • Top Crashers:
      • N900: bug 609166 – Crash [@ ] on Linux 2.6.28
      • Android bug 613954 – OOM crash [@ ]…

Test Suites

Test Automation

Release Engineering

Priorities page

  • PTO: Aki June 23-July 1; Lukas June 27-July 1.
    • Contact buildduty for respins/infrastructure issues
    • Armenzg is on the hook for a mobile chemspill release
  • releases
    • (aki) bug 664307 – Fennec 5.0b7 – done
    • (aki) bug 663986 – Fennec 5.0 – done
    • bug 574764 – port mobile releases to 0.8 automation – may be ready for 6.0b1 now that it’s slated for july 5; may hold off til 6.0b2 to be safe.
  • tegras
    • bug 662400 – tegras moved to new foopies, should allow us more headroom
    • (azakai) bug 662936 – fennec silently fails while running talos — this should help fix a lot of our oranges
    • any other help with orange tests would be appreciated (see priorities page)


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