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  1. ken - create wiki page outlining steps
  2. team - fill in steps we feel are missing
  3. ken - organize next funnelcake meeting
  4. team - discuss documented task list, dates, reasonable release date

Meeting Notes

Next Meeting

  • revise task list
  • assign dates to major tasks
  • file bugs needed
  • set up a Q1 schedule for funnelcake

Task List

Steps needed to perform a funnelcake release.

In advance:

  1. create repack (Kev)
  2. installers to be made available at (or something similar). worksheet will be here:
  3. QA testing + signing of release (Tomcat)
  4. Repacking (Kev)
  5. builds to be made ready for signing at
  6. Build signs (Nick Thomas); now at
  7. signed builds available at
  8. Create all unique pages (e.g., download.html, firstrun, whatsnew) (Wil Clouser)
  9. pages available on trunk
  10. Page testing and approval by QA (Stephen Donner)
    1. For the following pages, download the en-US builds for Win, Mac, Linux, install, and ensure their first-run pages are instrumented (f=4 or something similar):
        1. en-US links for Win, Mac, Linux should be Funnelcake-instrumented
          1. All other download links should be normal
  11. Set-up download servers and enable mirrors (Oremj)
  12. builds should be available at something like
  13. Double check the builds (Tomcat)

At midnight:

  1. Pages pushed to production (Wil Clouser)
  2. Pages verified (Stephen Donner)

Day of launch:

  1. Change pages back to normal on trunk and stage (Wil Clouser)
  2. Verify on authstage once it syncs (Stephen Donner)

At following midnight:

  1. Back out to normal pages (Wil Clouser)
  2. Change the 3 bouncer entries between 0:00 and 0:01. All Firefox-3.0.4-04 entries should point to the same locations as Firefox-3.0.4 entries. (John O'Duinn)
  3. Verify that three entry points all back to serving regular builds on all three platforms (Stephen Donner)


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