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===== Done: =====
    * Upgraded to Karmic
    * U1 testing, bug reporting and debugging
    * Reviewed libindicator API docs
    * Worked with the OLS team to define acceptance criteria for U1 in Karmic
    * Message indicator session for Ubuntu Open Week
    * UDS Karmic planning

===== Working on: =====
    * U1 testing, bug reporting and debugging
    * Continue to work on acceptance criteria for U1 in Karmic
    * Ayatana planning for Karmic

For minutes of previous meetings, please see DesktopTeam/Meeting.

Present

  • Rick Spencer (rickspencer3) - chair
  • Alexander Sack (asac)
  • Arne Goetje (ArneGoetje)

  • Tony Epsy (awe)
  • Bryce Harrington (bryce)
  • Chris Cheney (calc)
  • Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)
  • Ken VanDine (kenvandine)

  • Martin Pitt (pitti)
  • Sebastien Bacher (seb128)
  • Till Kamppeter (tkamppeter)

Apologies

  • ACTION: rickspencer3 to get definitive list of who has talks at all hands to double check that everyone who has one is prepared
    • Result: have pinged a couple of people, but haven't gotten such a list yet, will carry over
  • Robert Ancell (robert_ancell) - Out of timezone

Agenda

  • Outstanding actions from last meeting
  • Welcome awe
  • UDS
  • GUADEC
  • Triaging versus Bug Fixing/Closing in Karmic
  • Review activity reports
  • Any other business

Outstanding actions from last meeting

Welcome awe

Tony is joining the desktop team 80% of his time for the Karmic cycle. To start off he will be working with asac to identify some interesting NM related work, and to engage in the UDS process.

UDS

  • Are blueprints all submitted?
  • Timeline for sorting them out

GUADEC

Need a definitive list of who is going, and when. Also, do you have papers to present.

Triaging versus Bug Fixing/Closing in Karmic

Actions from this meeting

Activity reports

Alexander Sack (asac)

Arne Goetje (ArneGoetje)

Bryce Harrington (bryce)

  • Sponsored: -intel (LP: #371544), mesa (LP: #368049), -ati
  • Karmic merges: fglrx-installer, -ati, -nv
  • Wrote a getting started page for Ubuntu-X
  • Started drafting a KMS howto:
  • Focused most of week into solving X.org freeze bug.
    • A suitable workaround was found and currently in testing.
  • Addressing various concerns about -intel performance.
    • (Needs backports of kernel patches by kernel team.)
  • Triaging, upstreaming UXA bugs. Wrote LPL script to report on
    • current status of UXA bugs in lp and fdo.

Chris Cheney (calc)

Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)

Ken VanDine (kenvandine)

Done:
  • Upgraded to Karmic
  • U1 testing, bug reporting and debugging
  • Reviewed libindicator API docs
  • Worked with the OLS team to define acceptance criteria for U1 in Karmic
  • Message indicator session for Ubuntu Open Week
  • UDS Karmic planning

Working on:
  • U1 testing, bug reporting and debugging
  • Continue to work on acceptance criteria for U1 in Karmic
  • Ayatana planning for Karmic

Martin Pitt (pitti)

Just a four-day week, Friday was a national holiday.

Currently open stable/milestoned bugs:

  • 334446 (Remove gnome-pilot from the default ubuntu install): simple to do, needs some discussion though

Done:

  • Tons of SRU processing
  • Various bug fixes in apport, f-spot, hal, hal-info
  • Prepared two blueprints for UDS karmic
  • Updated gnome-power-manager (mega-merge), now using DeviceKit-Powre

  • Packaged devicekit-disks, gnome-disk-utility, libatasmart
  • Packaged gvfs with devicekit support, in ubuntu-desktop PPA; some things don't work yet, but by and large looking good
  • Heavy testing of U1, filed some bugs
  • upgraded to Karmic and -intel 2.7.0 video driver, filed major bug upstream, update my other reported bugs against -intel

Merges:

  • Done: grep, mcrypt, po-debconf, ttf-tmuni, asciidoc, backuppc, gconf, gnome-mount, gthumb, gzip, latex-beamer, libdv, nis, pbuilder, tzdata
  • Outstanding: gthumb (merged, but f****ng autotools breakage), texlive-extra (no time yet)

Sponsoring:

  • Uploaded: alacarte, ekiga, f-spot, gnome-themes, lintian
  • Reviewed, needs fixing: libmtp, dbus-python, tomboy

Sebastien Bacher (seb128)

Till Kamppeter (tkamppeter)

Robert Ancell (robert_ancell)

  • General triaging
  • Accepted to do lightning speech at GUADEC: Practical Part-Time Refactoring (gcalctool)
  • Preparing blueprint for UDS: Compiz bug management
  • 352041 - Ekiga crash when no accounts configured/working - Jaunty SRU

  • 181553 - Some Totem/Rhythmbox playlist newline formats not supported - My patch applied upstream, will SRU

  • 368252 - Totem browser plugin not working with Apple HD trailers - fixed upstream, will SRU

  • 343707 - Rhythmbox tries to find plugin for corrupt files - candidate patch, will SRU

  • Updating packages for Karmic


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