Performance/Status Meetings/2007-October-03

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  • Ben H, John, Vlad, Alice, Robcee, Clint, Ben, Pav, Sayer, Colin, Coop, Damon


Action Items

  • AI:alice complete Stand Alone talos doc
    • includes landing proxy server patch somewhere bug 389703
  • AI:schrep talk to linux vendors about native theme painting performance
    • Coop changed talos to accommodate, so now doing performance test runs again.
    • Build group still working on renaming the win ref platform machines back. bug 387167
  • AI: joduinn Some machines still running on old linux ref platform <strike>bug 396805 , bug 396990 done, bug 389426 being rolled out now. Stuart was ok'd to land 1.9a9 blocker bug on Thurs (27th sept).
  • AI: vlad Investigate pageloader component numbers on 1.8 -- bug 396628
  • AI:justin Make images of clean talos slave; easier future setup.
  • AI:justin Write up goals, need to decided on remaining perf goal.


  • Discussion over Talos/Tbox stability
    • Much more stable - planned to add the tests to the production tree in 1 month (11/3)
  • Talos status update?
    • Tdhtml/Tgfx/Tsvg for Talos landed (Txul will land very soon, too)
      • What slaves do we want these tests running?
    • Mac Port status
      • Mac slaves are up and running bug 393073
      • Plan on adding them with the rest of the platforms within the month.
    • Page-load-server component question - see vlad's AI.
  • Talos for Mozilla2
    • Ben to create a mini for imaging, IT will image and get Ben talos server. Robcee/alice to help with the integration to master.
  • Goals for q4
    • Agreed goals:
      • stable production talos for branch trunk (4 platforms) on tree
      • perf enabled try server
      • stand alone talos box
      • baselines for historical numbers
    • Possible goal additions:
      • talos for other browsers
      • graph server improvements (perhaps seneca)
      • talos dashboard for sheriffs
      • talos for addons

Gecko: Perf discussion

  • dtrace status
    • luser to review main patch for Solaris
    • small fix to latest version of main patch needed for Leopard, dtrace -G alternative still under study
  • Followups
    • Larry perf -- onSecurityChange is slow, working to improve that (sayer)
    • linux text rendering Ts regression (stuart)
  • On radar
    • sessionStore is really slow, needs to be fixed (sayer -- might have a fix, might need an owner -- more next week)
    • Jonas' comments regarding cycle collection and talos, esp. with destroy patch
    • Theme optimization (unowned)
    • roc's scrollbar issues
    • startup performance (fastload perf, loading libXUL and other files, etc.) (unowned)
    • others?

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