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  • Attendees:
    • TBD
  • Chair: Andreea
  • Notes: Daniela

Last Weeks Action Items


  • [Henrik] We have enabled two new locales for testing in Mozmill-CI: de, it
  • [Dave] We're now tracking FPS (frames-per-second) when scrolling in Firefox OS. See the 'fps' test at
  • New blockers, any updates?
    •  %new blockers%
  • You can find all blockers here:


  • Anthony Hughes
    • What is the current status of the new Mozmill Metro-mode test type (bug 845079)? Should this get added to the Project items in Q2?

Goals Overview

Project Updates

Gaia UI (Dave)

  • Goals progress:
    • [rwood] Goal: Write stability/long running/endurance tests and graph their performance over time [ON TRACK]
  • No notable updates this week
  • [rwood] Developing long-running GaiaUI tests (bug 843083). Last week added post-processing of checkpoint data, investigated and filed bug 850803 regarding device slow-down, improved stability of the airplane mode and camera tests, setup b2g unagi build on my native Ubuntu test PC. For a detailed list please see the GaiaUI Stress Test etherpad.

WebAPI (Rob)

  • Two Screen Orientation tests have been reviewed, I will create new post-review patches early this week so these tests can be finished and submitted ASAP

WebRTC (Henrik)

  • Goals progress:
  • TBD

Softvision Updates

Desktop Automation

  • Fixed:
    • bug 849780 - Test failure "Addons have been found - got 'false'" in remote/testAddons/testSearchAddons.js
    • bug 707663 - Timeout failure in /testTabbedBrowsing_PinAndUnpinAppTab/test1.js | Tab has scrolled into view
    • bug 823064 - Refactor testDownloadManagerClosed.js for the new PB per-window mode
    • Issue 463 - [fix]
  • Blocked bugs:
    • 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
  • Working on:
    • bug 732353 - Disable all Discovery Pane tests due to unpredictable web dependencies
    • bug 840022 - Test failure "The forward button has been made visible for the 1 page" in testToolbars/testBackForwardButtons.js
    • bug 839996 - Add event to wait for before importing the default bookmarks through importFromURL function
    • bug 758187 - Write a new mozmill test for checking location sharing
    • bug 599290 - Update SoftwareUpdateAPI to support complete relocation to the about dialog
    • bug 803489 - Software update tests on Windows 8 fail sometimes due to still running copies of Firefox
    • Issue 528 - Test failure in
    • bug 758187 - Write a new mozmill test for checking location sharing
    • 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 823064 - Refactor testDownloadManagerClosed.js for the new PB per-window mode
    • bug 826251 - Make testPreferences/testPreferredLanguage.js language independend
    • bug 838192 - Add screenshot functionality to assertion module
    • bug 783484 - Test failure 'Shutdown expected but none detected before end of test ' in /restartTests/testAddons_uninstallExtension/test4.js
Waiting for review/Feedback/Need info
Bug number Status People Bug Subject
bug 489474 Review Henrik Write automated tests for user generated video controls
bug 800872 Review Henrik/Dave Test failure "Window number '1' has been opened" in endurance/testTabbedBrowsing_OpenNewWindow/test1.js
bug 786306 Review Henrik/Dave Add more logic to the restart tests to skip following test files if a test is failing
bug 838192 Review Andreea Add screenshot functionality to assertion module
bug 826251 Review Andreea Make testPreferences/testPreferredLanguage.js language independent
bug 838192 [Pull Request] Review Henrik/Dave Add screenshot functionality to assertion module

Mobile (Robocop)

  • Automation testing status
  • Progress on Robocop Automation
  • Made a first look estimation of how many Moztrap tests can be covered using Robocop - please see the Google spreadsheet
  • Added documentation on Robocop documentation on MDN. Awaiting review. Created Basic Code Styling Guidelines for Robocop tests and Firefox for Android Automation using Robocop
  • Bugs with work in progress:
    • bug 820276 - Robocop: Make editBookmark and checkBookmarkEdit methods available to other tests
    • bug 820859 - Robocop: Add test for 'Clear Private Data'
    • bug 830834 - Robocop: Add test for 'Show Search Suggestions' feature
    • bug 846340 - Robocop: Add test for 'Clear Site Settings'
    • bug 838596 - Robocop: Add test for 'Master Password' feature
    • bug 846296 - Robocop: Add test for 'Add Search Engine' feature
  • Bugs integrated in mozilla-central:
    • bug 846257 - Robocop: Extend 'Web Content Context Menu' test to cover the context menu options for images
    • bug 822259 - Robocop: Add test for Find in Page feature
  • Bugs with patches awaiting review:
    • bug 833832 - Robocop: Add test for Import from Android feature
  • Issues/Questions/Notes

Personal Status

For the personal status please check the weekly status updates:

Meeting Notes

The meeting notes for this meeting can be read in the following etherpad:

Action items

  • [CARRY OVER] Anthony - Ensure any Metro tests are suitably tagged with in-testsuite?