minutes of ESC call ...
Jacobo Aragunde Pérez
jaragunde at igalia.com
Tue May 27 01:58:42 PDT 2014
El 22/05/14 17:57, Michael Meeks escribió:
> * Present
> + Christian, Stephan, Bjoern, Norbert, Eike, Andras, Fridrich, Miklos,
> Michael M, Jacobo, Robinson, Eilidh, Markus, Caolan, Tor, Adam,
> Michael S, Norbert, Kendy
> * Completed Action Items
> + send address sanitiser example (Markus)
> + http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/libreoffice/2014-May/061142.html
> + chasing build / test intermittency:
> [ seem to have vanished ]
> + Add StarOffice OOoXML export removal to 4.2 release notes (Cloph)
> + Add students to the commiter group (Norbert)
> + Avoiding big binary checkins (update git hook) (Miklos)
> [ assuming good faith - chatty message to help people ]
> + walk through old gerrit changes, nag people, abandon changes (Bjoern)
> [ done before branch-off, some will be abandoned in a week cf. note,
> could expire these automatically - auto-abandon ? ]
> + fix git importing service (Kendy)
> * Pending Action Items:
> + crashtest box - more research (Moggi/Cloph)
> [ ongoing ]
> + encourage icon authors to put them into git (Astron)
> + fix the Java bridge for MSVC2012 for 4.3 (Michael S.)
> [ current plan to do before the branch-off ... (bit late) ]
> + create easy hack to find an auto-abandon config/setting for a gerrit (Bjoern)
> + schedule a new coverity build (moggi)
> [ tried during the weekend,
> coverity analysis takes longer than 24hours etc. (Caolan)
> + may change the timeout to 36 hours ?
> + have enabled debugging so coverity can see asserts
> + not the problem still timing out ... ]
> * GSOC Update (Fridrich)
> + started on Monday.
> + poke Fridrich / Cedric if no sign of students.
> + should have sent telephone contacts already.
> + please give them a welcome & help to get spun up.
> + all going well.
> * FISL Brazil Update (Fridrich)
> + huge event, FOSDEM but in Latin America, and no dev-rooms.
> + several big halls for keynotes
> + LibreOffice well represented: several talks
> + Document Liberation & Flat ODF promoted by Fridrich
> + FISL release of LibreOffice etc.
> + great work there, huge community.
> * Release Engineering update (Christian)
> + 4.3.0 Beta 1 status
> + tagged yesterday.
> + branch libreoffice-4-3 created
> + Windows build delayed, will be tonight / tomorrow
> + MacOS 10.6 needed a patch, not exactly the tag
> + only Beta1 -> no need for a separate tag.
> + investigating Windows test failures (spellchecking)
> + a python issue related to UI mode - not seen when
> running from the terminal; different return value
> internally; around stdout/in etc.
> + now patched.
> + will run on XP and later without crashing.
> + currently a problem with Java runtime on Windows XP
> + problems with Tools->Macros->Python ... tries to init
> Java VM.
> AI: + create / promote a 4.3 MAB for WinXP/Java (Cloph)
> + 4.2.5 RC1 status ...
> + deadline next Monday: get fixes into gerrit so on the radar ...
> + ... Now Feature Frozen ...
> + tripple approval needed for new features.
> + bug bug fixes welcome on the branch with no review.
> + Late features ?
> + libreofficekit bits / rename etc.
> + OpenGL pieces / status
> + experimentalising 3D chart bits.
> + impress work as well.
> + some changes in language listbox (Eike)
> + switching to a combo-box, so can enter an arbitrary lang_tag
> + due today.
> + preserving & rendering OOXML Artistic Effects (Jacobo)
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