Platform/2014-11-25

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Engineering Meeting Details

  • Tuesday 2014-11-25 - 11:00 am Pacific Standard Time
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Need To Know

(Release and system issues that may impact engineering this week.)

Notices/Schedule (lmandel)

Next Merge: October 21, 2019 Next Release: October 22, 2019
Trains
Central: 71 Aurora: 54 Beta: 70 Release: 69.0


34 Desktop:

  • 34.0 Desktop RC build1 yesterday has a few outstanding issues so...
  • 34.0 Desktop RC build2 gtb today
  • 34.0.5 Desktop RC gtb as soon as we have the search information we need

34 Mobile:

  • 34.0 Mobile RC build done! Just waiting for release day.
  • 34 betas are done. Only request tracking if you have a stop ship bug or want to consider a bug for a ride-along in a point release (if we have one)
  • Firefox 34 scheduled to release on Mon, Dec 1.
  • Reminder that the merge is taking place this Fri, Nov 28

Next beta:

  • Firefox 35 beta1 ships Dec 4

Work week sessions:

  • Also looking to schedule time to speak with each team about our release process.

Build Changes (gps)

(Build changes of which engineers should be aware.)



RelEng (catlee)

(Repo, test, and other information for engineers from the release engineering team.)



Upcoming Outages/Upgrades

(System outages/upgrades and tree closures that impact engineering.)

Quality Programs

(An opportunity to hear about status with the various quality programs that do not have a formal team structure.)

OrangeFactor (ryanvm)

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  • Past week's OrangeFactor: 2.66 (last week: 2.33).
    • Something's wrong with these numbers. Investigating.
  • 26 intermittent failures marked as fixed in the last week - List - Thanks!.
    • Thanks to Dave Townsend (:Mossop) for fixing some frequent and long-standing Addon Manager oranges

CritSmash (dbolter)

MemShrink (njn)

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No update.

Stability (kairo)

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  • Overall numbers are looking good except desktop Nightly, which is on a down trend as well.

Team Stand-ups

(In <2 mins, what did your team accomplish last week, on what is your team working on this week, and on what, if anything, is your team blocked? No questions during the stand-ups. All questions should be asked during the roundtable.)

A*Team (jgriffin)

Accessibility (dbolter)

B2G Services (dougt)

Cloud Services (mmayo)

Desktop Platform (bsmedberg)

Developer Services (gps/lthomson)

Developer Tools (prouget)

DOM (jst/overholt)

Electrolysis (e10s) (blassey)

1. What has your team done since last week that might impact others?

  • bug 1101193 - e10s has temporarily been disabled for this week, the last week of Nightly 36, to shake out any non-e10s regressions before the Nightly/Aurora 36 merge date.
  • bug 972507 - BugzillaJS add-on now works with e10s
  • bug 1058251 - "File > Save Page As" works with e10s
  • bug 1008435 - Gecko Profiler now works with e10s

2. What will your team do this week that might impact others?

  • e10s will be reenabled by default next week for Nightly 37.

Firefox Desktop (gavin)

Firefox Mobile (snorp/blassey/mfinkle)

  • MP3 audio playback on Android L

GFX (milan)

JS (naveed)

Layout (jet/dbaron)

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1. What has your team done since last week that might impact others?

  • Landed display:contents
  • Bug 1074528 - Implement parsing/computing of inset()

2. What will your team do this week that might impact others?

  • Portland!

Media (mreavy)

<Read Only>

  • Fixes to Block & Cancel done and uplifted
  • Rooms on Aurora should be enabled tonight

Necko (dougt/jduell)

  • Looking into the HTTPS/TLS feature set of our new search partners: short answer is they're behind Google on some issues.
  • figured out why our patch fails on B2G emulator


Performance (vladan)

1. What has your team done since last week that might impact others?

2. What will your team do this week that might impact others?

  • Portland: Roberto will hold a tutorial on analyzing Telemetry data using Spark, a much faster way to do custom analyses of large amounts of Telemetry data
    • Date & location will be posted on m.d.platform
  • bug 1076775: Working on removing jank from the new "Forget History button" feature

Seceng (dougt)

Shumway (tschneidereit)

WebAPI (overholt)

Roundtable

(Comments and questions that arise during the course of the meeting or otherwise do not have a section.)

<Read only beyond this point>

Friends of the Tree

Mailing List Threads

(Threads that are likely to be of interest to engineering from various mailing lists.)

Good Reads

(Links to blog posts, books, videos, etc. that you think will be of interest to others.)

irc #planning Log From This Meeting