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  • Scott James Remnant (Keybuk) - chair
  • Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)
  • Kenneth Wimer (kwwii)
  • Martin Pitt (pitti)
  • Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt)
  • Michael Vogt (mvo)
  • Mirco Müller (MacSlow)

  • Sebastien Bacher (seb128)
  • Ted Gould (tedg)
  • Pedro Villavicencio Garrido (pedro_)


  • Review activity reports
  • Any other business

Other Business

seb128 raised a concern that Hardy feels slow to boot, login and run - we should investigate this and compare bootcharts and experiences on ubuntu-devel.

Activity reports

Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)


  • Package Qt 3.4.3
  • FOSDEM trip, held successful packaging jam
  • Spent most of the week working on the Kubuntu-KDE4 CD and did an alpha release on Wednesday
  • a couple hours of archive admin


  • bug fixing!

No milestoned bugs

Kenneth Wimer (kwwii)

  • touched up two gtkrc files and put them in the human theme package (thanks mvo!). We are now using a theme based on the murrine engine - please test it out and let me know what you think.
  • package training and bizdev meeting in London. Due to another meeting my meeting with bizdev didn't happen Sad :-(

  • tweaked next wallpaper alternative, including that today

Martin Pitt (pitti)

Hardy spec assignments:

  • no progress this week; my specs are by and large done

Unfixed milestoned bugs:

  • 174128 (dhcp3 debconf question during upgrade, beta): tried to reproduce, but works for me; set to needsinfo and asked Michael


  • lots of bug fixing and bug triage across the board
  • spent some hours on apport-retracer shepherding and firefighting; p-lp-bugs and ever-changing LP HTML is a constant source of work
  • Documented hal debugging procedures in the wiki for a hug day
  • Gave developer week session about patching packages
  • New langpacks for stables

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt)

Michael Vogt (mvo)



  • upgrade testing
  • reading the forum feedback for upgrade/trying to reproduce issues
  • debug/fix pre-requists fetching failure when APT::Get::AllowUnauthenticated is set

  • SRU for update-manager


  • fix task install code for colin
  • merge latest debian upload into ubuntu bzr
  • fix bug in ddtp translations files generation
  • debug problem in lzma debExtract() for cprov
  • backport hardy python-apt to gutsy (for launchpad)
  • add random sleep time before apts cron job starts to download (in bzr)


  • Fosdem
  • Bug triage
  • ddtp translations update
  • fix i18n issues in gnome-app-install
  • debug python-central issue and test new version
  • packageKit apt help for glatzor
  • sponsor font uploads
  • work on language-selector UI for fine control what support levels to select (with Arne)


  • FOSDEM (weekend)
  • packaging training in london (mon-thurs)

Next week:

  • catchup on bugs from london

Mirco Müller (MacSlow)

  • figure out how to only save plugins settings-values, but not its keybindings

==== spec-related work (gdm-face-browser) ====

  • figure out how to do real implicit animations with clutter-0.6 for face-browser


Sebastien Bacher (seb128)

  • desktop bugs fixing

 * lot of bug triage

 * GNOME 2.21.92 updates

Ted Gould (tedg)

  • Traveled to Server/Kernel team sprint in Boston for packaging training
  • Further about-this-computer cleanups
  • Some additional cleanup of GPM bugs and debugging pages


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