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

Meeting Minutes


Main Meeting

  • Rick Spencer (rickspencer3) - chair
  • Bryce Harrington (bryce)
  • Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson)
  • Didier Roche (didrocks)
  • Gary Lasker (tremolux)
  • Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)
  • Martin Pitt (pitti)
  • Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (cyphermox)
  • Michael Terry (mterry)
  • Sebastien Bacher (seb128)

Eastern Edition

  • Luke Yelavich (TheMuso)

  • Robert Ancell (robert_ancell)
  • Chris Halse Rogers (RAOF)


  • Ken VanDine (kenvandine)

  • Till Kamppeter (tkamppeter)


  • Outstanding actions from last meeting
  • Partner Update
  • Kubuntu Update
  • Release Bugs/Release Status
  • Review activity reports
  • Any other business


Actions from this meeting

Outstanding actions from last meeting

Partner Update

Kubuntu Update

UNE update

USC update

X Update

Current bugs summary

Release Status


Other Business

Activity reports

Bryce Harrington (bryce)

Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson)

Chris Halse Rogers (RAOF)

Didier Roche (didrocks)

  • UNE:
    • two to three (for some components) unity release: bamf, clutk, unity, unity-place-files, unity-place-applications, unity-asset-pools (also, lot of intermediate update with cherry pick)
    • updated vala, reverting new gir needs and looking at some rdepends
    • show gnome-screenshot and gnome-dictionary in UNE (we hide them in 10.04, but media keys doesn't work in Unity)
    • wrote a gnome-session patch to avoid launching gnome-panel and a window manager from a saved session in the UNE session
    • mutter/unity: hack to get if 3D driver are available or not. If not, prompt and exit the session setting the default on to GNOME (case of autologin and livecd)
    • some fixes to the migration with weird pathname and ubiquity being duplicated in the launcher
    • lots and lots of bug triaging in both unity (package) and unity (upstream) tasks, talk with dx team to hilight them what's the most important bugs are.
    • gnome-menus: backport a fix and work with upstream to see all installed application in unity
    • handling libindicator0 -> libindicator1 transition: cairo, cairo-dock-plugins, xfce4-indicator-plugin, libindicator, indicator-applet, libdbusmenu, indicator-datetime, indicator-me, indicator-session, indicator-sound, indicator-appmenu, indicator-application, indicator-network, indicator-messages, ubiquity

    • refresh netbook-meta and update seeds to match what we have for the desktop one.
    • update zeitgeist to latest
    • finish updates to 2.31.92 (those not done on Monday): libgee, libgnomekbd, cheese
    • update to 2.32.0: gnome-games, gnome-session, libwnck, totem, eog, cheese, nautilus
    • evolution: fix invalid desktop file, sponsor welcome email translation,
    • evolution-data-server: cherry pick patches accepted in debian for less crashers, less hanging… well better evolution!
    • gnome-keyring: don't use for gpg signing, as kees got some security concerns about no gui to fix a timeout, use seahorse-plugins instead as in lucid
    • a lot of sponsoring: compiz (theme change), cairo-dock (final release), cairo-dock-plugins (final release), gnome-bluetooth fix (make it activate/deactive from the indicator), nautilus fix (crash caused by ibus), utouch-grail, indicator-appmenu, libcairo-perl (ftbfs), gtk-pixbuf (64/32 bits libraries fix), light-themes (theme changes), libindicate (fix ftbfs), rhythmbox (fix python plugin)
    • sponsor 2.32.0: libgweather, simple-scan, empathy, vte, libgnome-keyring, gcalctool, libgnomeui, tomboy, evince, file-roller
    • libwnck: backport fix for respecting the layout in multi-row mode
  • Misc:
    • Quickly: Some fixes to trunk for crashers

Gary Lasker (tremolux)

Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)

Ken VanDine (kenvandine)

Luke Yelavich (TheMuso)

Martin Pitt (pitti)

  • SRU review and processing
  • bug triage
  • cups bug fixing
  • fix excessive hard disk spindown (#606706)
  • fixed too early gdm startup for lucid (#615549)
  • fixed upower crash (#614119)
  • media-player-info bug fixing
  • python-distutils-extra bug fixing
  • release management and engineering
  • udev bug fixing
  • Technical Board meeting

Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (cyphermox)

  • debugging for seahorse "RenderBadPicture" with system cairo

  • fix udisks LUKS devices handling on a forced disconnect (#484429)
  • prepare patch/upload for nautilus ibus breakage (#625696)
  • debugging firefox 3.6 build failure in mozilla PPA for hardy
  • helped with preparing uploads/checking packages for gnome 2.32 releases

Michael Terry (mterry)

  • Fixed quickly bzr NoWhoami crash

  • Then just reverted the whole quickly bzr refactoring commit
  • Merged GNOME 2.32.0 packages: gucharmap, simple-scan, libbonobo, gnome-settings-daemon, gnome-control-center, libgnome-keyring, gconf-editor, gcalctool, gnome-power-manager, gnome-system-tools, libgnome, libgnomeui, tomboy, evince, meld (staged), and brasero (staged)

Robert Ancell (robert_ancell)

Sebastien Bacher (seb128)

Till Kamppeter (tkamppeter)


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