Platform/2013-05-14

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Platform Meeting Details

  • Tuesday 2013-05-14 - 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

  • jst and lmandel to find owner for Orange Factor bug 858948

Notices/Schedule

24 bugs (?? bugs last week)
38 bugs (32 bugs last week)
Unresolved Aurora 54 Trackers (non-security, not tracked for Beta) Unresolved Beta 69 Trackers (non-security)

Key Issues

Threads

Products/Projects

Firefox OS

Firefox Desktop

  • Social API
    • Shane Caraveo landed the "Share panel" (bug 818675), which significantly improves the social API's "share" capabilities
  • Form history/autocomplete back-end changes
    • Mark Hammond chased down the last few test failures blocking back-end refactor of autocomplete/form history (bug 566746, bug 697377)
  • Australis
    • Work continues. Star button changes were reverted, several changes to the toolbar and find bar behaviors landing now.
  • XUL Panel improvements

Firefox Mobile

Usability, Responsiveness, and New Features
  • Lots of WebRTC patches landed last week
    • bug 862883 Enable webrtc mochitest automation for FxAndroid
    • bug 866093 application crashed [@ webrtc::VoEExternalMediaImpl::SetExternalRecordingStatus(bool)]
    • bug 869477 WebRTC UI permissions no longer shown
  • Reflow on Zoom on double-tap only patch has been r+'d, Scott is working through some breakage in the vkbOverlap test before landing bug 847872.
  • ANR Reporter is ready for privacy review: bug 863777 - Teach ANR reporter to use the profiler to get a native stack
  • Implementing WebSockets for bug 834033 - Implement Push Notifications for Android
Stability Wins

bug 778459 - java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: at org.mozilla.gecko.AwesomeBarTabs.updateFavicon()
bug 827248 - java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: at org.mozilla.gecko.AboutHomeContent.getTopSitesThumbnails()

Stability

  • Benjamin Smedberg's patch from bug 831768, which reduced Flash crashes and hangs by a quarter on beta, is shipping on release today with Firefox 21.
  • Jan de Mooij deduced a testcase for #4 topcrash bug 851934 (outlook.com) from full dumps within 24h of being assigned there, and realized he had already fixed this for 22 in bug 867482! Unfortunately too late for 21.
  • Is there anything more we can do about : bug 752828 - android.database.sqlite.SQLiteDatabaseLockedException: database is locked at android.database.sqlite.SQLiteStatement.native_executeSql(Native Method) on ICS ?
    • it's one of the top bugs for all channels for FFX for Android.

OrangeFactor

  • Past week's OrangeFactor: 8.66 (Previous Week: 7.63).
  • No significant changes from last week.
  • bug 861176 - "Intermittent cppunittests TEST-UNEXPECTED-FAIL | TestSTSParser.exe | test failed with return code 4294967295 | Couldn't get the profile directory." Affects all branches. Needs an owner from RelEng.
  • Suggestions for moving OF downward?
  • 17 intermittent failures fixed in the last week - List - Thanks!.

Performance

Metro

Games

Mobile Web Compat

Critsmash

Memshrink

Roundtable