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  • <ateam> (mdas, jgriffin, ahal) - updated 10/9
    • This week:
      • Working on getting emulator tests running on TBPL on the cedar branch this week; WebAPI tests to be first, followed by reftests and mochitests
      • Mochitests currently broken due to https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=798580. We'll probably have to change the way mochitests are run on B2G.
      • Work on mochitest-chrome postponed due to the above.
      • Work on getting xpcshell tests running is progressing; https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=797162, https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=790677.
      • Trying to get WebAPI Telephony tests working again; https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=792647.
      • Work continues to figuring out how to deal with pandas in remote automation, particularly flashing, power cycling, and keeping the same IP address between reboots.
      • Figuring out the process we'll need to use to mirror testing changes to aurora.
      • Unagi nightly builds updated with new boot.img and backup-unagi files from mwu.
      • There is no pending update server work, AFAIK, except to support QA and the other teams as they test changes.
    • Last week:
      • Update server updated with stable channel: http://update.boot2gecko.org/stable/update.xml. Builds are manually promoted from nightly to stable.
      • Marionette fixed from last week's breakage.
      • Continuing to work on getting emulator tests running in TBPL; we intend to have tests running on the 'cedar' branch for testing next week. After we resolve any problems that appear, we'll promote to other branches. You can follow the progress at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=789652.
      • Adding more a-team resources to B2G.
  • <QA team> (Geo, Tony)

BLOCKERS:

Mochitest Dependencies (fixes in progress, need to make their way to aurora)

CONCERNS:

    • How does the move to Aurora affect:
      • Process for checking in new tests?
      • Lag time on normal framework fixes/improvements
      • Lag time on expedited (blocker) framework fixes/improvements

STATUS:

Updater blockers:

    • Bug 794211 - [OTA update] never receive update notification using nightly builds
    • Bug 791829 - [OTA update] No way of resuming a stopped/partial update
      • dogfooding.. dogfood what?

Crash reporting?:

Blockers to distributing tester phones:

      • Need to provide final instructions & scripts for Desktop to start preparing the bulk of the devices for deploying to individual testers (mwu,lukas)
      • Stable updates process firmed up & making it possible for QA to do testing on the stable update channel end to end update between builds (jgriffin/tchung)
      • QA to finish vetting the Unagi hardware with B2G stable builds and shaking out any blockers (currently there is nothing that we'd block on) (tchung)
      • Updater Bugs (Marshall) http://bugzil.la/798948, http://bugzil.la/794211
      • Dogfooding Unique ID Setup Script testing (lukas)
      • Feedback App testing (lukas)
    • Convergence:
      • We're moving /all/ Gecko development/builds up to FF18 on mozilla-aurora (landing process)
      • All blocking-basecamp+ bugs will soon have a priority, LOE, and an assignee or somebody responsible for finding an assignee
      • Bug priorities: P1/P2/P3, P1 with severity:critical is basically P0 do now
      • Be on the lookout for needs-info?:you
      • Discussing with engineering managers about creation of a GitHub hook for bug # inclusion, r=, a=, etc.
    • Builds/Updates:
      • Still planning to meet with OEMs/Carriers about current proposal of OEM-owned updates
      • Risks to current proposal are basically Security bugs (0-daying ourselves), cadence of updates, and control over updating v1 to v2
    • Last Week:
      • Migration to Bugzilla from GitHub for bugs is now complete
      • Review of landing policies (r+, tests, when to ask for a+)
      • Ehsan's post on b2g-platform about FF18 as Gecko base
      • jgriffin now has OTA update working for Nightly/Stable channels
      • about:crashes needed for QA (bug 791380)
      • Can we combine Gecko/Gaia for human readable B2G version?
      • Still awaiting dogfooding phone shipment (in transit)
  • Developer Documentation (sheppy)
    • This week:
    • Firefox OS architecture overview on MDN: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Architecture -- please review and amend as needed
    • Firefox OS security model overview on MDN: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Security_model -- please review and amend as needed
    • Please keep me posted as APIs settle down and are ready to be documented
    • Scott Rowe from Google is driving WebAPI documentation; we are also bringing in a contractor to work on WebAPI documentation specifically
    • As always:
    • Don't forget to add the dev-doc-needed keyword to any bugs that even might affect developer docs (whether device integration developers, Gecko developers, or web developers). You don't have to wait until the bug is fixed. We have tools to track this, and using it will get things done faster.
    • Feel free to ping me on IRC (sheppy) or by email (eshepherd@mozilla.com) with questions, requests, or suggestions.
  • On Github, use devDocNeeded label (current open issues: http://j.mp/NTBybM )
    • For example, make sure everything API-related you talk about in these meetings have the keyword.
  • <Release Engineering> (Joduinn) - Updated on 09oct
   rail/armen/jgriffin working through rollout issues
      • physical panda board setup (for both and nativefennec or b2g)
   existing 48-60 coming online in next few days
   next 400-800 on order
      • test B2G-build-on-pandaboards
   Will be primary build in test automation https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=777530
   waiting on 
   lega:l unblocked about posting on tbpl, public ftp, etc.
   kernel: tzimmerman/jmaher: open question about kernel version - impact on imaging process. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=778248

5) progress on contractual details of how-to-do-updates

   gonk vs gecko vs moz-gaia vs other-gaia updates
   who can make source changes has consequences on who can generate updates
    • This week:
      • transition details from ateam builds to releng builds
        • wrapping up do people us to focus on 7a or 7b next?

3) panda board rollout

4) contractual details of how-to-do-updates (continued)

User Documentation & Support

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=785813

Status updates

Gaia

APIs/Platform Work

  • Carrier billing (Identity/Marketplace teams - Justin Scott, Ferjm) - Updated on ?
    • This week:
      • bug 767818 (mozPay API landed)
      • Working on Bug 768943 on Gaia side, which blocks navigator.pay implementation and will provide "system dialogs" to Gaia.
      • Along with Bug 768943, I am updating the native implementation to support the new gaia system dialogs.
    • Last week:
      • BlueVia Payment Processor prototype done for Barcelona work week. *Real* implementation start is planned for the next week (need to confirm ETA with BlueVia team).
  • Bluetooth support (ericchou, qDot, ginayeh) - Updated on 9/25
    • Socket I/O landed today (Bug 776182), server sockets up next for qDot. Code already portable to linux, should be able to land XPCOM socket access soon after milestone.
    • HFP bugs have been queued waiting for socket I/O, hopefully start landing ASAP
    • Other bug fixes landing daily
    • Moving to non-rolling bluez updates, bluetooth currently broken on phone due to that
    • Current contacts for PM questions: qDot - Low level + Audio, echou - OPP, gyeh - HFP
    • BluetoothOppManager (meta bug: Bug 792683)
      • sent fake file ok, but still working on accessing local file.
      • started cooperate with Ian Liu for file-sharing
    • BluetoothHfpManager (meta bug: Bug 788300)
      • several bugs and patches reviewed
      • handed over to Gina Yeh for rest features
    • The managers stuff depends on Bug 776182 & server socket.
    • Bug 793140 - [b2g-bluetooth] Fixed wrong return value, landed.
  • Automatic updates (Marshall, Fabrice, clee) - updated on 10/02
   Tried mochitest for automated update tests today, wrote a mochitest frontend so platform devs can run mochitest on emulator/device directly from B2G:
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=797154
   https://github.com/mozilla-b2g/B2G/pull/134
   Blocked on getting mochitest-chrome / xpcshell tests working for B2G
   RecoveryService landed + librecovery
   FOTA delivery and apply support review follow up / landed over the weekend (yay!) 
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=778349
   Wrote a dogfood program setup script for lsblakk, put it up on github:
   https://github.com/mozilla-b2g/dogfood-setup/blob/master/dogfood-setup.sh
   Update "apply" prompt will now wait until idle before prompting (in m-i)
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=740722
   Gaia PR will be merged once it's in m-c: https://github.com/mozilla-b2g/gaia/pull/5605
   Landed (pre-10/02):
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=740720
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=787380
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=787383
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=787398
   Gaia / gonk-misc / B2G / platform_build changes necessary to get "user" (production) builds working and Gaia apps installed in /system/b2g (thanks to Fabrice for help)
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=764683
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=776742
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=777514
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=764684
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=777939
   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=784079
    https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=781868
  • Push notification (Thinker) - updated on 10/2
    • Bugzilla 763198 - Push Notification APIs
      • Write a test tool for discussing power consumption of singaling and messaging protocols.
      • Waiting for Chris Lee's response from the discussion with TEF.
  • OOP (Out-Of-Process) (Dave Hylands) - updated on 10/02
    • Apps which are currently black-listed (i.e. do not work OOP):
      • Browser - needs nested content process (Bug 761935)
      • Cost Control (XXX Gaia issue here)
      • Messages - Crashes (Bug 775997)
      • Screen snapshot for OOP apps doesn't work (780920)
  • Security Model (jonas, bsmith, lucas, dougt) - updated on 8/21
    • cleaning up permission names and syntax (bugs 772358, 778326)
    • permission UI events (bug 773114), patch ready for review, ddahl writing tests

See https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/mozilla.dev.b2g/jakY3dMGqxk/nNvgxLlwSIcJ

  • Predictive Text (Gregor, Christoph, djf)
    • landed: ui fixes
    • djf owns this module now
  • Camera (Mike Habicher) - Updated on 10/09 - unable to attend tonight
    • This Week:
      • bug 798304: can't record video into files with paths, e.g. "100MZFFO/VID_0001.3gp"
        • nsIFile.Append --> nsIFile.AppendRelativePath; patch posted, awaiting review
        • camera app is still responsible for creating intermediate subfolders!
        • POTENTIAL SECURITY ISSUE: it's possible to tell the camera to record video to (e.g.) "../system/bin/b2g"
          • I can assemble and break up the path and run the folder name through realpath() to make sure its prefix matches the DeviceStorage area, but there's still a race between the realpath() and the open() call which could be exploited
      • bug 795090: limit maximum size of recorded file (current video recorder will fill your uSD card)
      • bug 795202: expose container type to JS (currently JS must supply ".3gp" extension)
      • bug 795330: configure recorder preview (currently uses default values, ignoring options from JS)
      • bug 795332: "record-size" option may be deprecated in favour of "video-size"
      • bug 795379: expose recorder profiles to JS (currently only records at 352x288)
    • Last Week:
      • Looking at implementing basic mochitests for the camera control API
        • Surfing the learning curve
    • In The Queue:
      • bug 789067: clean up extraneous abstract ICameraControl class
        • patch posted to bug, waiting on review
      • bug 791711: camera preview doesn't start when you open the camera from the gallery
        • still unable to reproduce, is anyone else seeing this? -- if so, please add comments to bug
      • bug 786756: exposing more camera frobs
  • Browser API (jlebar, dale) - Updated on ?
    • This week:
      • Bugs fixed:
   Fixed race condition in browser initialization, which was causing orange that prevented a lot of other things from landing (bug 772076)
   X-Frame-Options re-enabled (bug 770239)
   A window.close issue fixed (bug 764718)
      • Upcoming fixes (waiting for reviews):
   target=_blank fix (bug 769254)
   in-process correctness fix (bug 771273)
   correct visibilitychange notifications (bug 762939)
  • Overscroll/Scroll animations (Daeken) - Updated on 10/9 [Not present this meeting]
    • This week:
      • Old overscroll animations were replaced
      • Implementing the new animations at the moment
        • Hoping to have it all wrapped up this week; new effects are simpler but require some changes
    • Last week:
      • Initial patches submitted for review
      • Scroll indicators are functional but ugly
      • Functionally complete!
      • Patches going back up for review shortly, delayed by some bugs and a security risk
      • Wrapped up WebGL prototype with Patryk from Gaia (weeks old, but leaving it here for reference)
  • RIL: Cell broadcast (Vicamo) - Updated on 10/2
    • Bug 787420 - B2G RIL - add setting for switching between 2G/3G:
      • Landed!
    • Bug 778093 - Cell Broadcast
      • Test scripts to verify event propagation & PDU parsing.
      • Testing at Rio, Brazil.
  • RIL: STK (Yoshi) - Updated on 10/2
    • Testing at Rio, Brazil.
    • Bug 791664 : B2G RIL: Revise (U)Sim Service Table : landed
    • Bug 791934 : B2G STK: Implement Profile Download : ongoing
    • Bug 795047: B2G STK: Implement 'Location Status' Envelope command: ongoing
    • Bug 792335: B2G RIL: Add a Helper to write Dialling Number: landed
    • Bug 787747: B2G RIL: Add error handling for getICCContacts : send sr?

to Jonas Sicking

    • Bug 790543: B2G STK: Support Proactive command 'SET UP EVENT LIST':

send sr? to Jonas Sicking

    • Bug 790550: B2G STK: Update MozStkResponse : send sr? to sicking
    • Bug 793137: B2G STK: Support Proactive Command 'Play Tone', 'Refresh'

and 'Poll Interval' : ongoing

    • send feedback to
      • Bug 791935 : B2G STK: Implement 'MT Call Event', 'Call Connected' and

'Call Disconnected' Envelope commands

      • Bug 791939: B2G STK: Implement 'Call Control' Envelope command
    • Need Gaia app to be ready ASAP.

Roundtable