[Libreoffice] minutes of ESC call ...
michael.meeks at suse.com
Thu Jan 5 09:43:23 PST 2012
+ Norbert, Michael, Andras, Stephan, Tor, David,
Rainer, Caolan, Michael S, Petr, Kendy, Thorsten,
Kohei, Eike, Christian, Bjoern
* Completed Action Items
+ upgrade the internal cairo to latest stable to fix theme crasher (Fridrich)
+ side-effect: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44219
+ in-progress (Caolan, Michael)
+ setup linux build system to build gtk3 support by default (Michael)
+ blocks on upgrading internal glib
+ come up with a list of QA heros (Rainer)
+ punted - until we get bugzilla stats update.
+ get Rainer setup with git commit access (Michael)
+ not required
+ forward access details to Thorsten (Rainer)
+ have Silverstripe access
* Pending Action Items
+ add postgresql to 3.5 feature page (Lionel)
+ add tinderbox name to build-id (Norbert)
+ make it clear the SAL_INFO etc. macros are internal only for 3.5 (Stephan)
+ [slow progress] extract 64bit build hardware from firewall (Kendy / Admins)
+ cleanup old test build server directories (Thorsten)
+ rename VCL API to make it GetBeamerFoo & fix (Michael)
+ get a permanant re-direction link for bug assistent (Thorsten)
+ hack up the Help->File bug menu item (Thorsten)
+ checking pg baseline on windows (Fridrich)
* Action Items review
* Release Engineering update (Petr)
+ 3.4.5 status
+ rc2 up-loaded, for a week of testing before announce
+ schedule is updated: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan
+ switch from exact dates to use week numbers, to allow some
flexibility and better describe reality.
+ 3.4.6 added for March
+ 3.5.0 status
+ Hard English string & UI freeze is on Monday, January 9, 2012,
+ Markus' external ref / feature
+ approved for merging consensus for -3-5 branch
+ includes the last(?) string changes.
+ plenty more bugs to fix - eg. from bug hunt.
* FOSDEM dev-room planning & arm twisting etc. (Michael)
+ Internal structure of calc - Eike ...
+ <slot to be filled in> - Stephan
+ <easy hacks talk> - Michael
+ Bjoern (Skiiing) & Caolan figuring out travel planning
* Doxygen update ... (Bergmann)
+ we now depend on doxygen for SDK released builds
+ much rejoicing (Thorsten)
+ looking at switching to doxygen for IDL too
+ default to with doxygen, fail if don't find one & disable it.
* License discussion / planning / MPLv2 etc. (Michael)
+ punt movement here until 3.5.0 is out.
* QA update (Rainer)
+ Windows 8 - public beta for Feburary
+ Win 8 doesn't install in VMWare
- until it does debugging is hard.
+ crash-on-load bug #43648 - fun.
+ Jesus reports it working well though ...
+ Excel (originally Lotus) leap-year bug #44453
+ we simply don't do the broken version
+ known issue, affecting only 50 dates.
AA: + wontfix the bug in pleasant way (Thorsten)
+ getting slower, gateway timeouts, error 504
+ highly annoying
AA: + talk to freedesktop sysadmin team (Michael)
+ switch of old bugs to NEEDINFO
+ generated tons of mostly useless mail
+ another few hundred obsolete bugs getting activity
+ included invite to bug hunting session (Bjoern)
+ qa list was not on Nabble - now fixed (Bjoern)
AA: + qa list incomplete, or updating slowly on gmane (Thorsten to poke Florian)
+ bug hunting session update
+ lots more activity than normal days
+ did we manage to attract and retain new people ?
+ feeling is good
+ using 3.4.5rc and 3.5beta2 - normal work is possible
+ 3.5 still has some real blockers, but Rainer not
seeing them in daily work.
+ very few crashes observed in the wild
* 3.5 most annoying bugs ...
+ grab bugs they like the look of there.
* Mitch / MSI building update
+ not present.
* Robust subsequenttests to a third category: tail_build tests (Michael/Stephan)
+ idea - to include the reliable unit tests that
we can run within the build
+ can run them in the tail_build
AA: + include them into tail_build Makefile as 'slowcheck's (Markus ?)
* Norbert's cleanups impacting obsolete platforms
+ looking into other Linux flavours
michael.meeks at suse.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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