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Mozilla QA Meeting April 23, 2014

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Actions From Last Week

Discussion Zone

  • Badges working group - rbillings

QA Show and Tell

  • This week:
  • Next week:

Milestones and Calls for Action


  • We got the last major stability regressions in 29 fixed just in time for the release to be built!


Internal Goals


  • One and Done announcement - rbillings + lizzard
  • MozCamp 2014 Planning Sessions [marcia]
    • marcia in SF for three full days helping with Content Planning Related to the future MozCamps
  • Two interns from GNOME-OPW will be joining Desktop QA in mid-May for the summer, Maja Frydrychowicz(:maja_zf) and Francesca Cicieri (:madamezou) working on One and Done and bug triage/ test days (lizzard)
  •  :bitgeeky has been accepted into the Google Summer of Code program, to also work on One and Done (developer + testing)
  • FxOS intern: Johan 4/28, mentored by Jason (working on vertical homescreen, automation cleanup, and dashboard project for smoketests)

Contributor Welcome

These are new contributors, if you see them around, say hello

  • Welcome Syd Polk!

Contributor Honor Roll

For those that went above and beyond this week, we salute you here.

  • Nagasahas, for help in verifying security bugs (mwobensmith)


How To Find Us

Upcoming Events/Conferences

Travel / PTO

  • [ctalbert] PTO April 12 - 27
  • [stephend] working from Indiana
  • [KaiRo] off Friday (April 25) for travel to Mozilla Hacking Meetup
  • [Tony] working from Toronto 5/5 - 5/10
  • [lizzard] TRIBE April 29-30

Detailed Updates

Below follows detailed updates on what each team is working on and toward. The leads highlighted in each section are the people you want to find if you're interested in helping out.

Desktop (Juanb)

Platform (mschifer / sydpolk)

Mobile (Tchung)

  • Firefox for Android (Kbrosnan/AaronMT)
  • B2G (jsmith/jammink)
    • Tarakorun 2 complete: The Bugs: (all: 83)
    • Tarako smoketests still aren't green - 3blockers
    • Localization test run 1 active
    • Bug Bash - complete, bugs still coming in:
    • Exploratory testing on 1.3T starting.
    • Smoketests happening on Open C (1.4; Master); and Tarako (1.3T)
    • Stability (nhirata)
    • Devices:
      • Tarako - getting two extra machines up in MV for base builds this week.
      • Flame builds now available on pvtbuild server; you can use the gecko/gaia on the Open C as well.
        • note : please only flash gecko/gaia on top of the base builds for now for both Open C and Flame
    • Performance (geo)
      • Working with product team to zero in on final performance requirements for 1.3T and 1.4, as well as determine a workable strategy for publishing these early for future releases.

Services (Edwong)

  • F


    • Shipping in Fx29!
    • Monitoring work, fraud/abuse limit
    • OAuth for moz properties
  • Sync
    • working on back chan delete
  • Loop
    • in planning discussions
  • Locations
    • Server testing

Web (Stephend)

Firefox Automation (Whimboo)

  • General
    • Preparation for puppetizing machines are mostly done. Waiting for some work from IT before we can get started hopefully next week
  • Projects
    • Mozmill
      • Still lots of disconnects during testruns which have to be investigated. Henrik will finish up the work on letting mozmill report details for application disconnects (bug 975068) - most likely all happen because Firefox doesn't restart as instructed (bug 974971)
    • TPS
      • Still working on the remaining TPS failures. Mostly intermittent ones, now between 1-3 failures

Action Items

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