No meeting this week, since lots of people are travelling.

Activity reports

Alexander Sack (asac)


  • ubufox SRU
  • network-manager SRU
  • knetworkmanager SRU


  • not included in uploaded SRU -> next round:

    • 303165: IPv4Settings not merged for ppp connections (NEW)
    • 258743: NM 0.7 Fails To Set Custom MTU
  • not milestoned, but targetted - SRU opportunities:
    • 291062: enable networking" unchecked/disabled when resuming from suspend
    • 272185: WPA Enterprise (disassociating by local choice (reason=3))

outstanding: network-manager-vpnc:

  • 283635: pkcs support missing (huge patch; hard to backport)
  • 262191: only save group password is not possible (should go in with pkcs backport - if at all).

network-manager-applet, -pptp, ubufox:

  • all milestoned done


  • tradmark review: first patches upstreamed; a bunch more to follow in the next week(s)
  • screening next security round bug list
  • final review and archive admin prodding for xulrunner 1.9.1 and firefox 3.1: now in universe; next: getting fennec into universe
  • drafting/sending out mozillateam meeting minutes.
  • finalizing nss/nspr SONAME change -> we want to use upstream SONAME and not debian one anymore. Goal is that ubuntu mozilla binaries can be used in non-ubuntu distros (fedora, suse).

network-manager / modemmanager:

  • merging NM 0.7 final to development packaging branch
    • ABI/API breakage will prevent a SRU -> painful backports

  • untangling and getting initial review on modemmanger patches for mbm modems; splitting up in clean hunks.
  • creating gitorious account to better share modemmanger code.
  • modemmanager PPA: modemmanager and mbm enabled kernel package


  • still in overload mode: next week i can start do sponsoring again.

Arne Goetje (ArneGoetje)

  • sick with flu
  • UDS/Travel preparations
  • MIR for ttf-sazanami
  • discussion with mpt about fonts

Bryce Harrington (bryce)

Short week due to Thanksgiving holiday (Thurs / Fri)

OEM Work:

  • Consultation/research for ARM graphics
  • HDMI research

Distro Work:

  • Merge -intel driver. Uploaded to Jaunty. Created backports for Intrepid and Hardy.
  • Create 3 quirks for -ati AGPMode issues (#141551, #296617)
  • Wrote launchpad bug guidelines for xorg packages
  • Historical drivers - Focused on completed backend implementation
  • Catchup on email
  • Sponsorship: xterm (#301451), lintian (#273997), rootskel (#303879), tsclient (#190688)

Chris Cheney (calc)

  • Short 1 day week (4 days off)
  • Preparing openoffice.org 1:3.0.0-6ubuntu1 for intrepid/jaunty
  • OOo bug triage

Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)

Martin Pitt (pitti)

Currently open intrepid-updates targeted bugs:

  • 285879 (jockey: gnome-appearance-properties keeps proposing fglrx on ati cards): in -proposed queue
  • 295530 (jockey: ImportError when enabling b43 driver): in -proposed queue

  • 289845 (jockey: WL and B44 Not Properly Configured): in -proposed queue

Merges: all done

Non-chores work done:

  • Mostly implemented postgresql stemming support for landscape team (#301770)
  • UDS and DX sprint preparations
  • travelled to San Francisco for sprint/FossCamp/UDS
  • Created UDS presentations about LP bug mail and Apport hooks
  • Played with launchpadlib to find out what's missing for apport, filed some bugs about it
  • Updated wiki documentation about SRUs
  • New upstream versions of hal, hal-info, pm-utils


  • monodoc, opencryptoki, samba

Sebastien Bacher (seb128)

  • upgraded to jaunty
  • started working on GNOME 2.25
  • sponsoring: epiphany-browser


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