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Lightning round order

surbhi, barry, mvo, ev, doko, Keybuk, cjwatson



  • Lightning Round
    • 2-4 sentences on current work/roadblocks
  • Outstanding actions from last meeting
  • Outstanding feature freeze exceptions
  • Farming out tasks that aren't being handled
  • Sponsorship queue

  • Any business from activity reports
  • Good news
  • AOB
  • Next week's chair

Outstanding actions from last meeting

Actions from this meeting

Chair for next meeting

Activity reports

Barry Warsaw


  • wrote versioned .so patch for py3k w/test fixes and distutils support and testing
  • submitted upstream, which generated a "heated" debate Wink ;)

  • todo: catch up on thread and continue discussion


  • python 2.7 archive rebuilding and testing
  • ppa uploads going slow, really need a script to work out rdepends and automate
  • worked on sbuild environment


  • flufl.quickly to generate best-of-breed package templates w/debian integration


  • uploaded flufl.enum and flufl.i18n to DPMT for uploading to debian
  • awaiting feedback

Colin Watson

I spent most of this week on an OEM customer project. This is just what I managed to fit into the cracks.

Evan Dandrea

  • Imported the geonames database and wrote a small web application to host queries using cherrypy and sphinxsearch. Filed RT #39986 for space on a server for it.
  • Wrote some new widgets using cairo for the implementation of the 'Preparing to install Ubuntu' screen and for the partitioning page (resize widget).
  • Implemented the basic greying out of a window functionality to be used on the keyboard page.
  • Moving all custom GTK widgets into a single module, adding Glade support along the way.
  • Verified the 10.10 USB disk for the shop.
  • Started implementing the new timezone, prepare, user-setup, and keyboard designs.

Matthias Klose

Michael Vogt


  • lp:~gary-lasker/software-center/lp57849-for-lucid
  • add json-tag-section-parser and tests
  • add key download into aptdaemon via gio lp:~mvo/aptdaemon/download-vendor-keys
  • add tests for xapian querying the s-c
  • add upgraded information to the history
  • merged lp:~mmcg069/software-center/catview-conform-w-spec (sweet stuff)
  • review/merge a11y fixes, catview updates, button updates
  • work on lazr-restfulclient support
  • work on meta-data parser
  • work on new-apps spec


  • apt-ddtp update
  • partner archive to PPA discussion
  • lp:~kiwinote/python-apt/merge-gdebi-changes
  • work with pitti on compressed indexes feature
  • review/merge lp:~pitti/python-apt/record-access-performance


  • debug/fix crash in non-interactive upgrade (LP: #574837)
  • fix crash in --no-focus-on-map
  • add direct lucid -> maverick upgrade support via do-release-upgrade -d

  • confirm/fix/test upgrade failure for flashplugin-nonfreee
  • debug/fix hang in the auto-upgrade testing for lucid->maverick

Scott James Remnant

Surbhi Palande

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