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Meeting Minutes


Main Meeting

  • Rick Spencer (rickspencer3) - chair
  • Bryce Harrington (bryce)
  • Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson)
  • Didier Roche (didrocks)
  • Gary Lasker (tremolux)
  • Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)
  • Ken VanDine (kenvandine)

  • Martin Pitt (pitti)
  • Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (cyphermox)
  • Michael Terry (mterry)
  • Sebastien Bacher (seb128)
  • Till Kamppeter (tkamppeter)

Eastern Edition

  • Luke Yelavich (TheMuso)

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



  • 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

  • Natty planning and a few SRUs

Kubuntu Update

X Update

UNE update

  • not a lot to say as of today. UNE 10.10 kindly released.
  • Of course, we now got, some bugs and try to catch up with them.
  • Planning on what to discuss at UDS is now in order.

USC update

  • Not too much to report, 10.10 was released with Software Center at version 3.04 \o/
  • It has been relatively quiet on the new bugs front recently, by all indications the release seems good quality
  • We are now moving on Ratings and Reviews which is shaping up to be the first major feature targeted for Natty
  • We have begun merging some very cool Zeitgeist integration features from Seif Lotfy
  • ISD deployed their latest set of improvements and fixes for buy-something, nice stuff, all in place for release day
  • Planning for Natty cycle in progress

Weekly bugs summary

Release Status


Other Business

Activity reports

Bryce Harrington (bryce)

Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson)

  • General:
    • Thunderbird 3.1.5 and 3.0.9 updates
    • Got a first PGO build of Firefox working (amd64 only - the i386 build hangs, which I'm still investigating)
    • Ported the Firefox extension I wrote at the sprint to Firefox 4.0 and added some extra features
    • Other Natty preparations
  • Bugs:
    • Investigated LP: #655707 - firefox-bin crashes with SIGFPE in _hb_sanitize_array. Turned out to be a pango bug, fixed upstream already. Prepared a SRU for maverick

    • Investigated LP: #629258 - Battery life estimation never comes around. I know what's going on, but not sure how to proceed next

    • Fixed LP: #625793 - Regression: Multiple Keyboard Layouts unusable: continuously changes layout + 100% CPU usage

    • Fixed LP: #658777 - Invalid reads in keyboard plugin

Chris Halse Rogers (RAOF)

Didier Roche (didrocks)

Gary Lasker (tremolux)

Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)

  • Final CD testing
  • Release and announcements
  • open week talk
  • SRUs for kdelibs, choqok, qoauth, bluedevil

Ken VanDine (kenvandine)

  • Gwibber
    • More work on facebook allocation problems
      • made a big attempt to get in touch with someone from facebook
      • Ported query types with hopes it will be useful in getting under the allocation
    • Message parsing cleanup
      • more handling of response codes from facebook
      • type checking and logging better
    • Debugging libproxy bug 651761 which is causing a crash in gwibber-service

    • Cancel scheduled operations when network goes offline, and resume them properly when online
    • statusnet oauth work
  • libgwibber
    • build without deprecated APIs

Luke Yelavich (TheMuso)

Martin Pitt (pitti)

  • Helped out with CD testing, release engineering and release management
  • PostgreSQL security update
  • SRU review and processing
  • Technical Board meeting
  • UDS planning
  • bug triage
  • fix language-selector translations (#654548)
  • fix oem-priority upowerd crash (#648414)
  • gconfify and disable gnome-settings-daemon xrandr default configuration (#640807)
  • media-player-info bug fixing
  • packaged new udev version
  • sponsored gtk-vnc (#634571)
  • sponsored tzdata updates
  • udev bug fixing

Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (cyphermox)

Michael Terry (mterry)

  • GNOME 3.0 prep work:
    • Glade->GtkBuilder: apturl, system-config-printer

    • Gtk Deprecations: update-notifier, notify-osd, indicator-messages, indicator-appmenu
    • Gtk3 porting: dbusmenu, libindicator, application-indicator
    • GSettings porting: indicator-me
  • Quickly
    • More vala-dep-scanner work (first release ! https://launchpad.net/vala-dep-scanner)

    • Added test framework and many tests (not all merged yet). Fixed several undiscovered bugs in the process.

Robert Ancell (robert_ancell)

  • Back from holiday
  • Caught up on email
  • SRU two bugs in Maverick simple-scan

Sebastien Bacher (seb128)

Till Kamppeter (tkamppeter)


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