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  • Attendees:
    • TBD
  • This meeting:
    • Chair: Dave Hunt

Last Weeks Action Items

  • [DONE] Henrik: Update goals on the wiki page
  • [CARRY OVER] Clint: Follow up on WebQA review process guidelines
  • [CARRY OVER] Clint: Followup with Releng about the idea to report directly to tbpl
  • [CARRY OVER] Dave: Investigate and implement binding the endurance tests to specific nodes of the CI
  • [CARRY OVER] Henrik: Check mozmill or mozmill-automation so we do not fail when we can't send the report
  • [DONE] Henrik: Start discussion thread how to get Andreea more involved


Goals Overview



  • bug 832510 - Merge l10n build requests for same locale
  • bug 774892 - Unable to type in Firefox if it's started with focusmanager.testmode enabled on Linux
  • bug 745975 - Pulse: Repack builders for Firefox candidate builds (beta/release) should send out notifications for individual locales
  • bug 757122 - Pulse: Notifications for finished builds should not be send out before the builds are available for download
  • bug 781129 - Pulse: Notifications for outdated builds are getting send via Pulse
  • bug 777354 - Regression in shutdown time of httpd.js (~6s) when multiple local pages have been opened

Project Updates

Gaia UI (Dave)

  • We had some major issues with builds at the end of last week, where remote debugging was disabled by default. Latest builds are working again.
  • A number of new tests have landed

WebAPI (Rob)

  • TBD

WebRTC (Henrik)

  • Working with Clint and Jason Smith on a proposal how to best continue

Softvision Updates

Desktop Automation

  • Fixed:
    • bug 684679 - Mozmill test for installing and uninstalling a blocklisted extension
    • bug 830281 - Test failure "Not enough arguments [nsIWebBrowserPersist.saveURI]" in l10n//testAccessKeys/test1.js
    • bug 785041 - Mozmill test failure testSecurity/testGreyLarry.js with "Controller.assertJSProperty(ID: page-proxy-favicon)
    • bug 831714 - Replace mozmill.utils.waitFor with assert/expect.waitFor in remaining Mozmill tests
    • bug 835132 - Test failure "Current domain name matches target domain name" in /testSearch/testSearchSelection.js
    • bug 830688 - Make use of the Services.jsm module in all lib modules and tests
    • bug 822121 - Test failure "There is no disk storage in use - '2101248' should equal '0'" in testPrivateBrowsing/testAboutCache.js
    • bug 600291 - Update test module testSearchAddons to reflect the new Add-ons API
  • Blocked bugs:
    • bug 788531 - Revise default delay for endurance test to make scenarios more realistic - needs ESX cluster
    • bug 795398 - Mozmill test to check that MD5 hash signatures are no longer accepted - blocked by bug 804952 - Setup virtual host on for Mozmill MD5 hash signatures check
    • bug 763159 - Test failure ' == ' in testSecurity/testUnknownIssuer.js
  • Waiting for review / feedback / Checkin needed
    • bug 800872 - Test failure "Window number '1' has been opened" in endurance//testTabbedBrowsing_OpenNewWindow/test1.js
    • bug 800800 - Ensure we always wait for removeAllHistory() in places.js to stop the failure 'Browsing History has been cleared'
    • bug 823064 - Refactor testDownloadManagerClosed.js for the new PB per-window mode
    • bug 826645 - Add throws() and doesNotThrow() method to the assertions module
    • bug 828185 - Change as many as possible instances of "throw" to assert.* calls
    • f? bug 826251 - Make testPreferences/testPreferredLanguage.js language independend
    • f? bug 827752 - Create Mozmill test to verify that Flash content respects Firefox's private browsing
    • f? bug 489474 - [mozmill] Write automated tests for user generated video controls
    • f? bug 732353 - Disable all Discovery Pane tests due to unpredictable web dependencies
  • Working on:
    • bug 826693 - Failure: controller.waitForPageLoad(): Timeout waiting for page loaded. - P1
    • bug 834163 - Teardown code for /testSearch tests should not exercise ui path which can cause failures like: "Modal dialog has been found and processed"
    • bug 780957 - Failure in /testAddons_pluginDisabledAfterRestart/test2.js | Shockwave Flash is enabled - 'false' should equal 'true'
    • bug 783484 - Test failure 'Shutdown expected but none detected before end of test ' in /restartTests/testAddons_uninstallExtension/test4.js
    • bug 790538 - Enhance update tests to check for the 'what's new page' when `actions='silent'` given in update snippet
    • bug 813170 - Failure in testAddons_RestartlessExtensionWorksAfterRestart/test1.js | Disconnect Error: Application unexpectedly closed
      • Unable to reproduce so far with ESR10 builds on the remote XP machine. I still have about one week of testing to do
    • bug 807251 - Test failure "Suggestions are different - got 'false'" in testSearch/testSearchSuggestions.js
    • bug 786306 - Add more logic to the restart tests to skip following test files if a test is failing
    • bug 834632 - Update "testPluginDisableAffectsAboutPlugins.js" so it works with current features of Firefox about:plugins

Mobile (Robocop)

  • Automation testing status
  • Progress on Smoke test Automation
  • Bugs with work in progress:
    • bug 820276 - Robocop: Make editBookmark and checkBookmarkEdit methods available to other tests
    • bug 822259 - Robocop: Add test for Find in Page feature
    • bug 820859 - Robocop: Add test for 'Clear Private Data'
  • Bugs awaiting review:
    • bug 745041 - Robocop: Add test for 'Clear History'
    • bug 830834 - Robocop: Add test for 'Show Search Suggestions' feature
    • bug 830755 - Robocop: Add test for 'Settings Menu Items' feature
    • bug 833832 - Robocop: Add test for Import from Android feature
  • Bugs with accepted patches:
    • bug 777719 - Batch of Robocop tests
    • bug 818390 - Robocop: Improve the solution for identifying the device type and OS
    • bug 747835 - Robocop: Add automated test for Back and Forward Buttons
    • bug 732212 - Robocop: Add tests for doorhanger notifications
    • bug 826261 - Robocop: Add test for Share Link option from the Firefox Mobile Menu
    • bug 822681 - Robocop: Add test for 'Tabs Drawer Menu' feature
    • bug 817970 - Robocop: Add tests for Bookmark remove and edit from context menu
    • bug 822256 - Robocop: Add test for 'System Pages' feature

Other Projects

  • [davehunt] Hoping to release initial basic version of b2gbackup today, which uses gaiatest to backup/restore data from a device


  • [henrik] How can we improve the review queue handling

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