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Meeting Details

  • 11:00am PST (19:00 UTC)
  • Mozilla HQ, 1st floor conference table
  • 650-903-0800 x91 Conf# 217 (US/INTL)
  • 1-866-879-4799 (pin 369) Conf# 217 (US)
  • join #granparadiso for backchannel


  • Action items
  • Gecko 1.9 Alpha 2 Planning
  • Gecko 1.9 Roundtable
  • Firefox 3
  • Any other business

Gecko 1.9 Alpha 2 Planning

  • Linux ref platform
    • build team
    • dbaron: wrong gcc flags used
    • dbaron: we're not doing the gcc two-pass compile stuff any more (since 1.0.x); we should fix that up again
  • todo (not a2): look at win32, linux, mac security/optimiation flags
  • units unification (bug 177805)
    • Eli only has access to win32; needs someone to build (and fix issues on) linux and OSX -- campd will help out with this
  • cycle collector
    • landed
    • jst and graydon have a patch to improve performance, needs some review comments fixed, but should land this week (probably today)
    • cycle collector needs to collect on shutdown, so we don't have leak stats (urgent!)
      • need to examine whether we need to run colleciton on shutdown at all (shutdown perf)
  • new textframe code (bug 333659)
    • partial landing will happen for 1.9a2 (new textrun, just not new textframe)
    • needs testing on win32 and mac
      • josh to help on mac
      • stuart on win32
  • triage starting up again tomorrow 3pm
  • jst uber security hardening patch
    • waiting for reviews
    • potentially might be some extension compatability issues

Gecko 1.9 Roundtable

  • color management
    • external company involved in security testing
    • 1 week, starting on monday
      • not for a2, will try to get into a3 based on security audit result
      • good beta test for external security audit work

Firefox 3

  • Features/planning document presentation

Any other business

  • Testing/Perf Infrastructure
    • made changes to framework to work with 1.9 (Tp and graydon's memory footprint test)
    • blocking on IT request for one of the testing boxes, should have data going up on internal graph server for 1.9 baselines shortly
    • rhelmer doing an extension and pure-chrome viewer testing harness to be able to test using more robust page tools as well as testing pure Gecko to Gecko without the browser chrome
  • Other tests
    • plan is to get reftests, nss, necko, etc. tests up through buildbot
      • rhelmer working on this, should have first versions up within days