minutes of ESC call ...
michael.meeks at suse.com
Fri Jun 29 01:56:32 PDT 2012
+ Eike, Astron, Markus, Rainer, Michael, Kendy, Bjoern,
Michael Stahl, Caolan, David, Cedric, Andras, Petr,
* Completed Action Items
+ icons: poke Mango authors (Michael)
+ revert 3.6 to opaque background on Win7 (Kendy)
* Pending Action Items
+ [pending] merge the new pretty templates in place of the old ugly ones (Michael S)
+ new problems shown up with this -
+ Caolan has tool for templates to strip lang tags so it works
+ try template lang tag stripping tool
+ need to fix & merge for Beta3
+ check new templates are using auto-fitting functionality (Thorsten)
+ notify all committers when we have a nice simple, minimal
statement of what is required for gerrit written (Bjoern)
* Ongoing Action Items:
+ https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/ - click 'register' (All hackers)
+ then poke Norbert by E-mail to get yourself setup a commiter / reviewer
+ the E-mail used for openID registration and user-account
on is needed (cf. core/.git/config)
* GSOC update (Cedric)
+ mid term evaluations arriving soon
- start thinking about what to put
+ face-to-face mentor meeting in Berlin
+ submit a private GSOC mentors' BoF @ conference
* Release Engineering update (Petr)
+ 3.5.5 status - RC2
+ currently being pushed to mirrors; on-track
+ not aware of any blockers => final.
+ 3.5.6 planned for September: 2 months away - a lot ?
+ do another in August between 3.6.0 and 3.6.1 ?
AI: + add to schedule (Petr)
+ 3.6 / Beta 3
+ deadline Monday for final string / late-feature freeze
+ Beta 3 issue: template blocking - Michael S kindly took it.
+ last beta before 3x release candidates
+ commit bug fixes without review, until RC1
+ then one extra review from RC1
* UI / design update (Astron)
+ splash screen + start-center
+ have a google+ vote on which one is best shortly.
+ get it included over the weekend
+ official TDF artwork handed around in a tar-ball
AA: + mail the winning image to Thorsten (Astron)
+ Win7 glass foo reverted by popular request
+ templates as above
+ killing options:
+ nice research in:
+ would like CJK always-on, and with less UI
+ but: three font-selectos in the paragraph
style dialog, not ideal.
+ (Caolan) 'C' locale is a 'no idea what people want' locale
the categories are the same as MS Office.
add an easy one-click button to see these ?
* CXX0X-ABI incompatibility can of worms (Bjoern)
+ gcc 4.7 - cxx0x extension is binary incompatible
+ incompatible stdlib symbols that bust
+ luck that it worked until now: it was compatible.
AA: + should disable in our builds by default (Bjoern)
+ not easy to detect; crashers like:
+ show up randomly.
+ lots of cascading dependencies of different ABI's ...
+ serious long-run problem for building vs. system packages
+ potentially accelerates our move away from a single
image that runs on every linux if disros pick up
the new ver.
* new cppunit release (Markus)
+ all our patches up-streamed into the new cppunit version
+ have a VisualStudio project file to build on win32
+ misc. sourceforge bug tracker bugs fixed.
+ build-system issues nailed
+ auto_ptr warning spew killed
+ master updated to latest cppunit
AA: + look into misc. build issues on master (Michael)
* re-basing update (Michael)
+ 15k of 45k files complete - ~30%
+ 47 of ~150 directories complete
+ will incorporate migrate of idlc -> uccp
+ discuss other migrations as/when/next
* gerrit update (Bjoern)
+ still getting a couple of mails if you push:
"something to review" and "it's already in"
+ goes away when gerrit owns the repo.
+ multiple efforts to update the helper scripts
AA: + work on unifying spaetz + David's tools (Bjoern)
+ please review mst's patches for the -3-5 branch (mst)
+ only those in the reviewer field get mailed
+ not got a fire-hose to the ML yet
* un-merged patches in bugzilla (Bjoern)
+ Bjoern worked on a few, many are already merged => just close them.
+ query of doom for the recent batch:
* QA update (Rainer)
+ new build feed ?
+ last Windows / master build from June 14th
+ need to fix the problems.
AA: + look into fixing the master build (Fridrich)
+ contracting bugzilla improvements (blocking on SPI)
AA: + poke again for a deadline (Michael)
+ bugsubmission assistant hero of the year: Rob Snelders
+ thanks for fixing the bugs.
* 4.0 - when is it ? (Kendy)
+ suggestion that 3.7 be 4.0 - no wild disagreement
+ discuss it next time / at the conference in Berlin ?
* 3.5 most annoying bugs ...
+ 73 open (of 241) older 72/238 68/231 67/229 67/226 62/219 60/213 67/211
30% 30% 29% 29% 30% 28% 28% 32%
* 3.6 most annoying bugs ...
+ 5 open (of 26) older 5/21 3/19 4/15 8/13
19% 24% 16% 27% 62%
* 3.5 bugs tagged with 'regression'
+ 177(-2) bugs open of 643(+12) total
* ~Component count net *
+ Writer - 65 (-1)
+ Presentation - 23 (+5)
+ Spreadsheet - 20 (-3)
+ LibreOffice - 15 (-1)
+ Crashes - 16 (+1)
+ Borders - 12 (+1)
+ Drawing - 11 (-1)
+ Writer / RTF - 7 (-1)
+ Database - 7 (+1)
+ Basic - 3 (+1)
+ Migration - 4 (+0)
+ Migration tracker: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43489
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