Mozilla Project Weekly Status: November 3rd

Posted: Monday, November 3, 2008 by El Guru in 2, 3 (Shredder), Firefox, Fx 2.0, Fx 3.0, Fx 3.5, Mozilla News, Thunderbird

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO)

AMO 4.0.3 – Status: In Planing

FIREFOX/GECKO

Fx 2.0.0.18 & Fx 3.0.4/Gecko 1.8.1.18 & 1.9.0.4 – Pending QA

  • Code froze last Wednesday, a few days late
  • Builds for both releases were available Friday afternoon
  • Scheduled release date was November 12; actual release date a moving target dependent on the QA cycle
  • Triaging 2.0.0.18, 2.0.0.19, 3.0.4 and 3.0.5 bugs [ss, abillings]
  • Testing 2.0.0.18 and 3.0.4 beta candidates including bug fix verification, Smoktests, BFTs, l10n Spot checks, and Updates Tests. [abillings, juanb, tchung, tracy, jmaher]
  • Updated the 3.0.3 top crashes report [ss]
  • Working on schedule for 2.0.0.19 and 3.0.5.[ss]
  • Schedule

    • Code freeze: October 28th @ 11:59 PM PDT
    • Builds start: October 31st
    • QA starts: November 3rd
    • Release to beta channel: November 5th
    • Final Release: November 12th?
Fx 2.0.0.19 & Fx 3.0.5/Gecko 1.8.1.19 & 1.9.0.5 – Pending QA
  • Schedules are on the wiki
  • Code freeze is for November 17 at 11:59pm PST
  • Using new short development, long QA cycle
  • Blocker owners were emailed last night
  • Schedule (Estimated)
    • Tree opens: November 3
    • Code freeze: November 17 11:59pm
    • QA starts: November 18
    • Thanksgiving holiday: November 27 & 28
    • Builds start: December 1
    • Release to beta channel: December 9
    • Final Release: December 16

Fx 3.1b2 (Shiretoko)/Gecko 1.9.1b2 – Status: Pending Code Freeze
  • mozilla-central will be freezing this Tuesday, November 4th at 11:59pm PDT for Firefox 3.1 Beta 2
  • we are expecting to hold a “slushy freeze” until Thursday or Friday; nightly testers, your focus on the Wednesday and Thursday nightly builds will be appreciated!
  • last opportunity for beta 2 string changes is November 6th at 11:59 pm PDT
  • we expect en-US Beta 2 builds to start appearing next Monday, l10n builds on Tuesday
  • after Beta 2 the focus of the front end team will be bugfixes & polish fixes
  • Tracking top issues seen by QA. [tchung]
  • Created a new 3.1 B1 Top Crashes page [ss]
  • Overall status of test planning and test case development
    • Testplan completion: 76%
    • Testcases planned: 762
    • Testcase completion: 44%
  • Feature Testing
    • Session Restore – Several test cases written [marcia]
    • HTML 5 Drag and Drop – 25% more test cases written [jmaher]
    • Script Defer – All test cases have been completed! [jmaher]
  • Reviewed several A11y patches that landed over the last few weeks. Examples.
  • Interesting queries related to Gecko 1.9.1
  • 95 1.9.1 blockers.
  • 284 wanted bugs (also up) NOTE: Work on blockers, not wanted bugs, if you can!
  • Schedule
    • String freeze: October 30th @ 11:59 PM PDT
    • Code freeze: November 4th @ 11:59 PM PDT
    • Builds start: November 10th
    • QA starts: TBA
    • Release to beta channel: TBA
    • Final Release: November 21st

SUNBIRD/LIGHTNING

No Report

THUNDERBIRD

TBird 2.0.0.18 – Pending QA

  • Highly dependent on Firefox 2.0.0.18
  • Schedule

    • Code freeze: October 2th
    • Builds start: November 3rd
    • QA starts: November 5th
    • Release to beta channel: November 12th
    • Final Release: November 19th

TBird 3.0b1 (Shredder) – Status: In Process

  • Thunderbird Tinderboxen now have bloat and leak tests (Thanks Standard8 & gozer)!
  • Intermediate beta 1 landings in progress.
  • davida offering free bottle of liquor for whoever gets Chromebug working in Tb
  • MoMo meeting next week (November 10th – 14th) in Mountain View
  • Schedule

    • String Freeze: November 14th @ 23:59 Pacific.
    • Code freeze: November 18th @ 23:59 Pacific.
    • Builds start: TBD
    • QA starts: TBD
    • Release to beta channel: TBD
    • Final Release: TBD

Complete Meeting Notes

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