minutes of ESC call ...
michael.meeks at suse.com
Thu Jul 5 08:13:32 PDT 2012
+ Rainer, Markus, Mirek, Mitch, Michael, Michael S, Eike,
Ellie, Thorsten, Bjoern, Kohei, Cedric
* Completed action items
+ file GSoC / mentor session for Berlin (Cedric)
+ look into cppunit related build issues on Win32 / master (Michael)
+ poke SPI wrt. sysadmin contract (Michael)
+ mail the winning / new splash images to Thorsten (Astron)
+ new master builds for Windows (Fridrich)
+ the Bytemark builds should produce a test-able build
+ work on unifying spaetz + David's gerrit related tools (Bjoern)
+ stick with horror shell / logerrit for now in master
+ moving to 'git review' from openstack in future (David)
+ disable cxx0x options in our builds by default (Bjoern)
+ obsolete - gcc maintainers got it together
+ [pending] merge the new pretty templates in place of the old ugly ones (Astron)
+ 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
* Pending Action Items
+ 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)
+ adapt & bring closer the 3.5.6 schedule (Petr)
* UI / design update (Astron)
+ have merged much nicer templates (Astron)
+ slightly different set to those previewed, but good
+ crediting: get --author right when pushing git commits
AI: + crediting: can we separate tempates in the credits page (Spaetz?)
+ pretty new splash-screen and shell artwork committed to master
+ can we detect if there is no need for a splash
+ lots of thinking going on about improving the options dialog
+ take Mango icon update under CC-By-SA (for now)
+ push what we want for now
+ add credits to the license file.
* GSOC update (Cedric)
+ next week - mid-term evaluations for both students & mentors
+ every student must file their evaluation
+ every mentor -must- file their evaluations to pass/fail etc.
not filing is a 'no' and bad-karma for the project.
+ features need merging into master.
+ ideally the 2nd half of the work should
be done directly in master.
* Release Engineering update (Thorsten)
+ 3.5.5 status
+ RC3 is announced & live, including a few new fixes
=> final absent drastic new showstoppers
+ 3.6.0 Beta 3
+ being sent to the mirrors, announce tonight/saturday
+ new artwork will be delayed until RC1.
+ RC1 tagging ~mid next week.
+ final release at end of month
* re-basing update (Michael)
+ ~68/~70 modules complete.
+ will incorporate migrate of idlc -> uccp
+ discuss other migrations as/when/next
* gerrit update (Bjoern)
+ lots of fixes / reports from Miklos - thanks
+ firehose gerrit updates to the mailing list
+ quite a number blocked by moderation
AI: + look at gerrit moderation issues / regex's (Thorsten)
* un-merged patches in bugzilla (Michael S / Caolan)
+ several committed, patch flags removed for patches
not intended to be integrated (debug, sample), or patches
integrated but not completely fixing the bug
+ ongoing work to clean up.
* MSI cross-compilation (Eilidh)
+ feature/crossmsi branch created
+ an msidb subset using Wine created
+ links to LGPL wine libraries
+ blog post to follow
* QA update (Rainer)
+ contracting bugzilla improvements (blocking on SPI)
+ funding approved
+ openhatch - do we have feedback ?
+ not much coming as of now
+ interest in attracting low-frequency code contributors to QA
* Mac installer icon theme (Mirek)
AA: + help Mirek updating artwork for that (Thorsten)
* new masterpages (Bjoern)
+ crash when opening vector-art templates fixed.
AA: + be nice if design team blog about new templates - mention B3 (Mirek)
* ohloh non-updating (Eike)
+ they have been poked about it & are working on it.
* 4.0 - when is it ? (Kendy)
+ punted until Kendy & SBerg are back from vacation ...
+ Berlin conference is a bit late for this ...
* 3.5 most annoying bugs ...
+ 70 open (of 243) older 73/241 72/238 68/231 67/229 67/226 62/219 60/213 67/211
29% 30% 30% 29% 29% 30% 28% 28% 32%
* 3.6 most annoying bugs ...
+ 11 (of 35) older 5/26 5/21 3/19 4/15 8/13
31% 19% 24% 16% 27% 62%
* 3.5 bugs tagged with 'regression'
+ 169(-8) bugs open of 661(+18) total
+ Started to double-count more classes of regression, to split
them out more easily: Crashes, Borders, Migration
+ temporarily distorts graphs
+ encourages fixing of these bugs
* ~Component count net *
+ Writer - 62 (-3)
+ Spreadsheet - 21 (+1)
+ Presentation - 21 (-2)
+ LibreOffice - 14 (-1)
+ Crashes - 18 (+2)
+ Borders - 11 (-1)
+ Drawing - 11 (+0)
+ Writer / RTF - 6 (-1)
+ Database - 7 (+0)
+ Basic - 3 (+0)
+ Migration - 4 (+0)
+ Migration tracker: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43489
michael.meeks at suse.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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