minutes of ESC call ...
michael.meeks at collabora.com
Thu Mar 17 18:08:14 UTC 2016
+ Jan-Marek, Bjoern, janI, Armin, Robinson, Miklos, Michael M,
Cloph, Eike, Kendy, Andras, Caolan, Lionel, Muthu, Sophie, Olivier
* Completed Action Items:
+ write to Firebird people (Lionel)
[ we should move to Firebird 3.0
which will be future-proofed, and is at RC2.
Encourage a GSOC student to apply themselves here.
Upstream answer on compiler support
+ disable Firebird for now, for CI (Norbert)
+ write to Dennis Francis wrt. commit access (Eike)
+ build clearer 'kill scp2' proposal (Bjoern)
+ JanI planned a spare-time hack here:
+ punt for 3 months, then reevaluate progress,
create self-assigned RM ticket? (Bjoern)
+ double-check duplicate libmar/src, update/src (Kendy)
[ interest from a student to work on it, Easy Hack created and
a gerrit patch ]
* Pending Action Items:
+ UI changes from non-committers in gerrit: post list to UX team (Kendy)
[ in progress ]
+ attempt to re-build a recent gstreamer 1.0 / core spec file
on our CentOS6 base (tdf#94508) (Christian)
+ script XML / l10n string translation changes (Christian)
[ lots of context changes in profiles; will build a script
to auto-translate, mainly affects 'Basic' documentation
=> ignore that for now; due to fixing syntax errors in there (Cloph) ].
* Release Engineering update (Cloph/JanI)
+ 5.0.6 RC1 - due April 12th.
+ 220.127.116.11 (RC1) - on Tuesday - March 15th
+ tag created
+ there was a 18.104.22.168-buildfix1 tag.
+ builds on pre-releases
+ RC2 will be tagged by JanI
+ Defunct feature bits:
+ New Slide Transitions: polish
[ looking pretty good now ]
+ UserAgent display & tweakage
[ merged & fixed by cloph ]
+ JanI setup extra build server, to act a RE backup
+ Android & iOS Remote
+ updates still planned
+ ARM one builds fine, but x86 assertion failure on build.
* Documentation (Olivier)
+ up-loaded a patch to the dev-tools wrt. tweaking the XSL file
+ needs gerrit approval.
+ can it be pushed to the help repository (Kendy)
+ already have scripts there etc.
+ need to sit with Jay - who has another concept here (Kendy)
+ we have 3x parsers: Python, PHP, XSLT
+ python goes -> wiki-syntax
+ put others next to that.
+ don't check help-files in, just XSLT (Michael)
+ asks from meeting with Spanish & Brazilian community
+ waiting for official English / Reference docs.
+ want things TDF branded
+ and like more in-depth information.
+ working on documenting new features in help.
+ surely we have very detailed, in-depth books (Michael)
+ yes, lots of generic information.
+ still have un-documented features.
+ totally un-documented, or in the wiki, on ask ? (Bjoern)
+ books of ODF Authors & Help System (Olivier)
+ have gaps in both.
+ Books vs. Help ? (Michael)
+ done lots of help (Olivier)
+ now starting to look into the Books,
+ some of them are on 4.0 and need updates.
+ Books many chapters, describing lots of features.
+ Help a starting point for a quick view -> detail in Books.
+ is asking on 'ask' a good resource for getting input ? (Bjoern)
+ help to generate input there.
* l10n (Sophie)
+ great that Cloph will help with the help.
* GSoC 2016 (JanI)
+ 3 admin volunteers: janI, Moggi, Thorsten
+ Encouraged by some good newbies so far (Michael)
+ next important date, march 25, proposals must be agreed with mentors
+ mentors should be helping students to take care with proposals.
+ mentors: please make sure patches from your students are merged, or commented
* Firebird update
+ upgrade to Firebird 3.0 and hope for the best?
* UX Update (Kendy/Bubli)
+ single line toolbar discussed
+ can use the approach planned for notebookbar
+ have a possible GSoC student for this
+ OS X toolbar
+ currently trying to look 'native', but uses a strange API
+ seems better to use a solid color
+ but maybe there is a better API to use?
* Crashtest update (Caolan)
+ 2 import failures, 0 export failures, 7 coverity
+ next run of coverity in few hours
* Hackfests (Bjoern)
+ next venues / suggestions
+ Ankara, Turkey
+ talked to them; lots of enthusiasm & desire for training.
+ suggested date: 2016-04-30
+ hope to go & do an overview talk first (Michael)
+ DavidO hoping to go
+ Gran Canaria hack-fest (Thorsten)
+ April 6-8th (7-9th) possibly
+ Plan is to craft it according to the Japanese
Mini-Conference, with a broader local community appeal
+ announced on Spanish list (janI)
+ Germany, Munich, LiMux; End of May 2016 (Jan-Marek)
+ Orga: https://wiki.debian.org/BSP/2016/05/de/Munich
+ Weekend doodle: https://dudle.inf.tu-dresden.de/LiMux_Hackfest_May_2016/
+ 27-29 May (parallel to the Debian Sun Camp)
* Mentoring Update (JanI)
+ gerrit: 155 open patches of which 105 can be merged if no open comments
88 from contributors of which 58 can be merged if no open comments
+ GSoC students are very active with questions etc.
+ amazing amount of questions
+ opinion about the students? (Lionel)
+ can share privately when you ask about an interested student (JanI)
* Commit Access
* Developer Certification (Stephan/Bjoern/Kendy/Thorsten)
+ pending next cycle.
* Jenkins / CI update (Norbert)
* these are supposed to be clean:
* these are expected to break:
* Easy Hacks (JanI)
+ easyHacks: total 306: 281 waiting for contributor, 17 Assigned to contributors, 8 need info
needsDevEval 419 needs to be evaluated
cleanup: 237 has more than 4 comments, 242 needs to be reviewed
new last 8 days:
https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=98602 mentor:kendy -> "Duplicate code in onlineupdate/"
https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=98705 mentor:nemeth -> "Reduce starting time on Windows by removing GetCaseCorrectPathName usage"
+ amazed by cleanup of debug levels (Bjoern)
+ junk code in there: eg. in VCL - functions have different return values.
+ removed easyHack keyword from old NEEDINFO bugs.
+ a number that were years old.
+ create your own by updating Keywords to eg.
"easyHack, difficultyBeginner, skillCpp, topicCleanup"
+ please remember, a code pointer is mandatory, and typically a look from an experienced developer
+ create new easy hacks from these proposed ones
(or remove the Keyword "needsDevEval" if not feasible):
* Bibisect repos - are they up to date ? (Bjoern)
+ Windows - are updated weekly in a batch mode (Cloph)
+ just fixed a 5.2 bibisected regression (Michael)
+ no bibisect 'max' repo yet (Cloph)
* LiveConnect / API key (Kendy)
+ we don't use their SDK.
+ are already configure switches for onedrive credentials (Cloph, JMux)
AI: + check why showing in UI is not bound to that switch cf. GDrive (Kendy)
AI: + tweak UI and get API key / build case for board (Cloph)
+ would love 2x factor auth for GDrive in libCMIS (Cloph)
+ what do Distros do for GDrive ? (Bjoern)
+ no idea; don't think we do anything (Caolan)
+ will also create t-box builds key (Cloph)
* QA update (Robinson)
+ UNCONFIRMED: 686
+ somewhat lower numbers
+ enhancements: 65
+ in ux-advise: 31
+ needAdvice at 26
+ Most Pressing Bugs:
+ tdf#89034 - OS X: Text not being justified in Persian and other RTL languages
+ Persists as Common issue -> lots of duplicates
+ Mail merge regressions (Bjoern)
+ http://bit.ly/1POJrmp (7 open; 7 open last meeting)
+ Patch-set still pending (Miklos has taken over)
+ expect mm toolbar will be mergeable by tomorrow.
+ (also pending AI: push the last MM fix to 5.0 too)
+ lots of other stuff going on (JMux)
+ tdf#96847 - [Crash] Android viewer crashes on every file (android 4.4.4 & 5.x)
+ Continues to Crash with latest daily build (2016-03-17)
* QA stats
+162 -127 (+35 overall)
many thanks to the top bug squashers:
Caolán McNamara 15
Alex Thurgood 6
Maxim Monastirsky 6
Michael Meeks 5
Yousuf (Jay) Philips 4
Eike Rathke 4
V Stuart Foote 4
Matus Uzak 4
Katarina Behrens 3
Joel Madero 3
Cor Nouws 2
* Highest-Priority bugs (aka "MABs"):
5.2: 3/6 - 50% +1
5.1: 2/26 - 7% -1
5.0: 9/52 - 17% +0
4.4: 11/75 - 14% +0
4.3: 5/68 - 7% +0
4.2: 10/133 - 7% +0
4.1: 4/79 - 5% +0
4.0: 10/81 - 12% +0
old: 38/249 - 15% -1
* Bibisected bugs open: whiteboard 'bibisected'
+ 404/1297 406/1292 412/1284 408/1277 403/1260 398/1248 402/1247
* all bugs tagged with 'regression'
+ 785(+1) bugs open of 4788(+15) total 30(+0) high prio.
* ~Component count net * high severity regressions
Calc - 13 (+0)
Writer - 9 (+0)
LibreOffice - 5 (+1)
Base - 2 (+0)
Impress - 1 (-1)
* ~Component count net * all regressions
Writer - 243 (+2)
Calc - 173 (+2)
LibreOffice - 59 (+3)
Crashes - 54 (-1)
Impress - 46 (-3)
UI - 42 (+1)
graphics stack - 35 (-3)
Base - 34 (+2)
Borders - 32 (-2)
Draw - 27 (+0)
filters and storage - 22 (+0)
Chart - 14 (-1)
BASIC - 13 (+0)
Printing and PDF export- 11 (+0)
Formula Editor - 7 (+0)
Linguistic - 4 (+0)
Extensions - 3 (+0)
Installation - 2 (+0)
sdk - 1 (+0)
framework - 1 (-1)
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