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Platform Meeting Details

  • Tuesday 2013-04-30 - 11:00 am Pacific
  • Dial-in: Audio-only conference# 98411
    • People with Mozilla phones or softphones please dial x4000 Conf# 98411
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 4000) Conf# 98411
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 84 88 37 37, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • Gmail Chat (requires Flash and the Google Talk plugin): paste +1 650 903 0800 into the Gmail Chat box that doesn't look like it accepts phone numbers
    • SkypeOut is free if you use the 800 number
  • Engineering Vidyo Room / Warp Core / SFO-Boardroom / Tor Commons
  • join irc.mozilla.org #planning for back channel

Actions

Notices/Schedule

  • FF21.0b5 for Desktop was shipped yesterday due to build specific AMD Radeon top-crasher - bug 865701
  • FF21.0b6( our second last beta) is going to build today
37 bugs (33 bugs last week)
27 bugs (33 bugs last week)
Unresolved Aurora 54 Trackers (non-security, not tracked for Beta) Unresolved Beta 58 Trackers (non-security)

Key Issues

Threads

Products/Projects

Firefox OS

Firefox Desktop

Firefox Mobile

Blog Shout Out

WebRTC: enabling instructions and info on how to test. More is More: http://www.morbo.org/2013/04/webrtc-support-on-android.html Highlights of the UI hackathon and more: http://planet.firefox.com/mobile/

Usability, Responsiveness, and New Features
Stability Wins
  • bug 863288 - java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: at android.graphics.BitmapFactory.nativeDecodeByteArray(Native Method) at org.mozilla.gecko.AboutHomeContent/TopSitesView.getThumbnailsFromCursor(TopSitesView.java)

Stability

  • Something regressed "EMPTY dump" crashes significantly on Nightly, see bug 866526 - Ted saw those and IIRC says he saw Firefox hanging somewhat, then probably going OOM and crashing with those reports. If anyone has a clue what checkin on Friday (April 26) could have caused that, please comment in the bug.
  • Mobile Nightly Crash rate has gone back down. Great job Mobile Dev team!

OrangeFactor

  • Past week's OrangeFactor: 7.31 (Previous Week: 8.28).
  • No progress getting Windows XP xpcshell tests un-hidden.
  • Big spike in bug 707777 on Windows 8 this week. Currently unowned.
  • 23 intermittent failures fixed in the last week - List - Thanks!.

Performance [Bi-Weekly]

Metro [1st Tuesday of each month]

Games [1st Tuesday of Month]

Mobile Web Compat [2nd Tuesday of Month]

Critsmash [3rd Tuesday of Month]

Memshrink [4th Tuesday of Month]

Roundtable

  • RelEng needs your help to improve test machine capacity!
    • We have some tests that are currently failing on Ubuntu, preventing us from re-using these machines as WinXP/Win7 testers. mochitests-browser-chrome and mochitests-others need to move from fedora-->ubuntu. Specifically, we need help with dep bugs under bug 834725
      • bug 838613: we are getting a value of 0 for a pointer in nsExceptionHandler.cpp::RegisterAppMemory()
      • bug 847558: on amazon ec2 vm's browser_dbg_createChrome.js hangs (timed out) on opt builds
      • bug 860349: Intermittent browser_dbg_createChrome.js | application timed out after 330 seconds with no output
      • bug 848924: Intermittent Ubuntu debug VM reftest TEST-UNEXPECTED-FAIL
  • (RyanVM) status of "birch as b2g-inbound"
    • birch now has 10-12% of checkins compared to mozilla-inbound.
    • 21apr-30apr: 48 (birch) vs 467 (m-i)
    • 14apr-30apr: 100 (birch) vs 807 (m-i)