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Firefox 3/Gecko 1.9 Meeting Details

  • Tuesdays - Firefox 3 - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S - Central Area
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x91 Conf# 217 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 217 (US)
  • #granparadiso for backchannel

Firefox 3: issues for final ship

Platform: issues for final ship

  • 114 Blockers remaining for RC
    • Content: 20 (13 w/ patches)
    • GFX: 13 (10 w/ Patches)
    • JS: 8 (6 w/ Patches)
    • Layout: 16 (12 w/ Patches)
    • Platform: 21 (18 w/ Patches)
    • General: 17 (7 w/ Patches)
  • Still 10 unowned blockers.
  • Approximately 61 have patches of some sort.
  • Blockers closed in last seven days by platform team: 44
  • Blockers created in last seven days: 16


  • still wrangling final checkins for webcal and mailto
  • expect to be done at Thursday at 11:59pm PDT, shouldn't jeopardize expected code freeze + bake time

QA Status/Topics

See the latest bug charts here. Gecko P2 blockers and Firefox P2 blockers are still pretty high and are not trending down very quickly. Firefox P2s are trending down quicker.

  • Planning of RC1 Testplan
  • Are Icons are still missing on mac?
    • Examples: Crash reporter / Software update icon is the same
    • Report a broken website icon on customize
    • Back/Forward buttons finalized?
  • Notable bugs within the week:
    • bug 427200 - Rightclick on bookmarks in context menu broken [REGRESSION]
    • bug 427420 - Spell check broken on all platforms [REGRESSION]
    • bug 427797 – "Dvorak - Qwerty ⌘" keyboard layout is broken [REGRESSION]
      • More out there, just search keyword "regression", and query Bugs Filed today. (14 tagged, just in the last 24 hours, with 1 marked crash)
    • Filed bug 426543, which was duped to an existing bug that the dev team had been having a hard time because they did not have STR. The bug that is in progress is bug 400328.
    • Top crash bug: bug 426392 - Crash in nsXULPopupManager::ShowPopupCallback when customizing toolbar using "Icons and Text". Status: Verified Fixed.
    • Other Bugs Filed
      • bug 400238 - softtoken unexpectedly logged out. Status: Resolved Fixed
      • bug 427144 - Error in console: Error: uncaught exception: Msn.Drawing.Exception: Your Web browser does not support SVG or VML. Status: New, needs owner
    • Layout Issues
      • bug 427137 - Sandisk page lays out properly on Win but not Mac. Status: New, needs owner
    • Crash & Hang Bugs
      • bug 427087 - [10.5] Consistent crash after software update on PPC Mac. Status: still needs a solid repro.
    • bug 426275 – crash on clear private data (history) [@ nsNavHistoryExpire::ClearHistory]. Status: Assigned, blocking flag
    • bug 424901 – Firefox Debug Build hangs on shutdown when i use the Bookmarks Preview Extension. Status: Needs Owner. Affects bug 420187
  • Status on topcrashes [ss]
    • No new updates this week.
  • Leak Testing Update [tomcat]
    • Filed 16 new Leak Bugs. 3 memory leak bugs (one from me and 2 from waldo) are nominated for blocking 1.9
    • 5 mlk Bugs are on the 1.9 Blocking List
    • Also filed a lot of Assertion Bugs, alone 8 from the Summit Hotel Website :-) and maybe related to Java.
    • Overall filed now 222 Leak Bugs, 161 Bugs are open (a lot of bugs are related, so we have maybe some dupes here) and 61 Leak Bugs are fixed !
    • Also filed 54 Assertion Bugs during this Leak Project Testing :)
  • This week's testday is on Crashes, Feedback, and qawanted bugs. Please join #testday to assist with questions and comments on friday, between 7am-5pm PDT.

Round table

  • Will enter RC1 lockdown tonight
    • all patches will need explicit approval
    • beltzner to update calendars, announcements
    • beltzner will make sure approval1.9+ flags on non-FIXED bugs are addressed
  • Product Concerns
    • need to complete Malware Service Amendement with Google (meeting on Thursday)
    • concerned about Flash bug that prevents crash reports from being sent
    • need to determine initial plugin blocklisting list
    • need to review EV CAs