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Mozilla Platform Meeting Minutes: 2012-04-17

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Platform Meeting Details

  • Tuesdays – 11:00 am Pacific
  • Dial-in: conference# 95312
    • US/International: +1 650 903 0800 x92 Conf# 95312
    • US toll free: +1 800 707 2533 (pin 369) Conf# 95312
    • Canada: +1 416 848 3114 x92 Conf# 95312
  • Warp Core Vidyo Room
  • join #planning for back channel



  • K9O wiki setup
  • Next steps
    • Product working on logging meta bugs for all top level use cases. We can then start to associate bugs to each of the use cases to create the dependency trees.
    • Project managers will start working with different teams to get features/bugs logged and tagged for K9O.
    • Many items are already in progress so we will have to do some work to tag existing stuff.
    • Working on post for the list about the blocking-kilimanjaro project flag and the process for keeping track of things in bugzilla.

Notices / Schedule

  • Mozilla-Inbound and Mozilla-Central are both Approval Required now to mitigate risk to Fennec Native 14. approval-mozilla-central should now be available for nominations. More details about the daily triage to come on dev-planning.
  • Major Update prompts (with security messaging) to FF11 from 3.6.13-28 will start or tomorrow
  • Testing of the add-on hotfix to communicate the FF13 de-support will occur no later than Thursday 4/19 with our FF12 beta audience (bug 741004)
  • Beta 6 will be going to build this afternoon PT (if the backout in bug 734019 is verified to fix bug 745453)
  • FF12 sign-offs tomorrow at 1PM PT in Warp Core
  • Final build of FF12 and ESR10.0.4 will happen this coming Friday (4/20)
  • Next merge day is 4/24

Firefox Development

  • bug 725408, bug 739636, bug 731541: Much of the initial work for Desktop webapps installation support has landed or is very close to landing on trunk – ongoing efforts by Myk, felipe, bsmedberg, Dan Walkowski, Tim Abraldes and others
  • bug 741004: Matthew Noorenberghe is working on a hotfix add-on that will notify users of Windows 2000 (and pre-SP3 XP) that we’re dropping support for their OS in Firefox 13
  • bug 710259: Mano has landed the new Safari profile migrator (JS!)
  • bug 744152: Tim Taubert tweaked page thumbnails capturing code to reduce performance impact on e.g. tab switching
  • volunteer contributor OHZEKI Tetsuharu has written several cleanup patches for the front-end (bug 745445, bug 745524, bug 745525))

Firefox Developer Tools

  • Pseudo Class Lock UI landed bug 733612
  • Prep for Firefox Workweek

Add-on SDK

Nothing to report this week


  • Telemetry is currently offline, should be back online by EOD Wed.












Tree Management

  • hg successfully migrated to new datacentre last week. Hopefully faster now! Please let IT or RelEng know if you run into problems.


Date / Time Item
Mon Apr 16 / 13:00 PST NONE
Wed Apr 18 / 13:00 PST New Identity Box Design
Thu Apr 19 / 10:00 PST Identity Project BigTent
Fri Apr 20 / 10:00 AM PST Nightly updates PHP script for Lightning

Calendar and Meeting details

General Meeting Details 
* IRC Channel: #security 
* Etherpad: 
* Vidyo: (Room 9058)
* Dial-in Info (phone): 
** In office or soft phone: extension 92 
** US/INTL: 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 then extension 92 
** Toronto: 416-848-3114 then extension 92 
** Toll-free: 800-707-2533 then password 369 
** Conference num 99058

For updates to meetings please see the Security Review Calendar

Bugs marked sec-review-needed that need to be scheduled

ID Summary Status Priority

Stability Report

  • Due to metrics infrastructure data center move on Tues, the crash rate in Socorro will show as 0 Tues and possibly Wed.
  • Some of the explosive reports may not work as well.
  • The top crash lists will be there and this doesn’t affect the collection of any crash data.



  • Mostly focused on issues for FF12 –
  • Some new issues cropped up that span multiple versions.
    • bug 744779 – Spiking crash with 11.3 veresion. Reprocessing crashes after we uploaded the symbols. Get Ted/Ben to document this process and train others to do this.
    • bug 745784 – Crash in npswf32_11_2_202_233 – Another new version of 11.2. Causing a spike in crash.
    • bug 744992 – Bug in toolbar. Affecting all FF versions. Engaged with They are not going to push out that version of the add-on. It’s a startup crash.
  • New problems in FF12b5
    • bug 745453 – New spike to b5. Correlated to Norton Confidential 2012.


  • Crash rate down yesterday at 17.23 crashes per 100/ADU.

Top crashes over last 3 days on 14.0a1 –

  • Note: Graph is a capture from 2012/04/16 at 11:09 AM PDT for a 3 day period

The following are crashes that do not have fixes from the Top Crash List

  1. bug 738198 – dvmAsmInstructionStart – Plugin issue (Reopened; still crashes occurring)
  2. bug 737128 – mozilla::gl::GLContextEGL::ReleaseSurface
  3. bug 730890 –<address> – (backed out)
  4. bug 731286 – – Assume we can’t do anything here.
  5. bug 745243 – JNI_GetCreatedJavaVMs

Other Socorro work listed in the Mobile Dev Meeting Notes


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