0714

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Present

Lightning round order

   1 from random import shuffle
   2 team = [
   3     'Keybuk',
   4     'barry',
   5     'cjwatson',
   6     'doko',
   7     'ev',
   8     'mvo',
   9     'csurbhi',
  10     ]
  11 order = team[:]
  12 shuffle(order)
  13 print ', '.join(order)
  14 

Apologies

Agenda

  • 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

  • ev

Activity reports

Barry Warsaw

  • f-m-python-versions
    • much work on py27 stack
    • dealing with ppa limitations and api
    • pythoneers/py27stack2
    • waiting for (sloooowwww) results of last sync submission
    • todo: review ftbfs logs and write no-change version bump mass upload script
  • f-m-robust-python-packaging
    • python bug 9193
    • versioned .so files patch (poor man's abi)
    • python-dev discussions
    • todo: finish pep 3149 and submit
  • misc
    • bug 602132 (valgrind ftbfs on mav)
    • reviewed lean research paper
    • built out new mav installation on mbp
    • python modules submitted for debian ITP

Colin Watson

  • GRUB 2:
    • Merged Debian work from the tail-end of last week, with some additional fixes for bugs reported over the weekend.
    • Fixed regression when installing to a partition.
    • Yet more documentation work.
    • Worked on foundations-m-grub2-boot-framebuffer, fixing an ordering bug that broke GRUB_BACKGROUND handling, working with Andy to figure out how to avoid screen-clears, and spending a lot of time testing. At Matthew Garrett's suggestion, I wrote a simple linearfb kernel module, awaiting his review.
    • Fixed an obscure directory corruption bug when reading from reiserfs.
    • Fix grub-installer to resolve symlinks in default boot device (602758).

  • Support building debian-installer with new apt mirror: method.
  • Some 10.04.1 preparation.
  • Fixed cyrus-sasl2 (600180) and ppp (600947) build failures.

  • Stop sshd on shutdown, since Upstart won't do it for us now that it's a native job (603363).

  • Reviewed gparted patches from Surbhi.
  • Merged: initramfs-tools (twice), busybox, suitesparse (fixing build failure, 601008), manpages-de, loadlin

Evan Dandrea

Matthias Klose

Michael Vogt

misc

  • App-install-data: fix glade meta-data bug
  • Apt-cacher-ng: debug failure with u-m and meta-release fetching
  • Apt-cacher-ng: review/sponsor fix for #601883 (for apw)

apt

  • fix ftbfs
  • make term.log logfile unbuffered
  • review changes in debian-experimental-ma branch

software-center

  • aptdaemon: debug crash when user presses CANCEL in aptdaemon progress dialog
  • aptdaemon: debug/fix enable_component call return type mismatch
  • aptdaemon: update 03_auth_me_less to ask for less password prompts
  • aptdaemon: fix test failures
  • workon/merge lp:~mvo/software-center/appdetails-in-db
  • merged appdetailsview-gtk and pathbar-tweaks branches
  • diagnose failure in install-from-channel code
  • make buy-app workflow work
  • port buy-something to new trunk code

python-apt

  • bugfixes, better test coverage
  • py3 fixes in tests/debfile code

update-manager

  • Review/merge lp:~mdz/update-manager/small-fixes-20100707
  • call set_fraction() less often
  • fixes in python-apt 0.8 port
  • fixes in the non-interactive upgrader and with python-apt 0.8 from lucid (that is a bit buggy :/)
  • good performance measurment/improvements #595845

sponsoring

  • hostname, libaio, whois, memtest86+, subversion, compizconfig

Scott James Remnant

Surbhi Palande

FoundationsTeam/Meetings/2010/0714 (last edited 2010-07-18 16:20:00 by mvo)