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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2011-07-06

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 8 (nightly)
    • This is the active development trunk
  • Fennec 7 (aurora)
    • Need to make sure it’s stable
    • Need to move only required fixes from trunk (as those fixes are made)
    • Should we add to Android Market?
  • Fennec 6 (beta)
    • Getting QA and will be pushed to Android Market soon

Major Topics for This Week

  • Welcome: Michelle Luna, Mobile Support Coordinator, SUMO
  • Tooling next steps
    • sharedID sutagent fun
    • makefile targets for running unittests on a device
    • what we want developers to do to their device in order to run tests (run-as, root, sutagent, other)
    • content mochitest update (jdm – bug 668283)



  • Work for Fx8
    • Tablet UI
    • Selecting text in web content followup bugs (which need to be on Aurora?)
    • Language picker support for locales on AMO
    • Basic webapp support [Patches close to landing] bug 583750
  • 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]

UX design

  • design work ongoing on apps/desktop shortcuts/android widget
    • hoping to clarify how these pieces split apart this week
  • Fennec on honeycomb spec to be ready for review late this week
  • design polish on NewFxHome v1 and new concepts for next versions
  • finalizing spec on first-run language selection
  • designs spec’ed on text field carat-placement/movement
  • prototyping a refined side-area discoverability approach for testing

Platform Support


  • Jim Chen has a fix for NDKr5 regressions
    • once that lands we should switch over to NDKr5 for Firefox 8





  • Beta 1 work has not started yet
    • builds are just starting
    • Beta 1 test plan
  • Crash Report, July 6th
    • Socorro crash reports currently does not contain content crashes
    • Reopened¬†: bug 626994 – Crashes [@ _de_casteljau ] due to infinite recursion of [@ _cairo_spline_decompose_into] without using Cisco VPN
    • Top Crashers:
      • N900: bug 609166 – Crash [@ ] on Linux 2.6.28
      • Android bug 613954 – OOM crash [@ ]…

Test Suites

Test Automation

  • update on bug 664510 – get valid crashreports again
  • update on bug 668594 – reftest tests consume all memory on tegra in plugin-container

Release Engineering

Priorities page

  • 6.0b1
    • bug 669419 – Armenzg is running 6.0b1 with 0.7 automation, split repos.
    • bug 574764 – Rail is going to run 6.0b1 with new 0.8 automation. Hoping to completely switch over by 6.0b2.
  • bug 669189 – does anyone know how to file an Android Market bug?
  • bear has ndk5 testing in staging puppet


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