Program Management/Programs/Silent Update/2011-12-08

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Removal of OS security dialog for Windows

Owner: Brian

  • Fixed some issues with previous build config changes
  • Minor x64 build config issue fixed
  • Fixed Windows XP x64 only problem with updates not running through service due to regview not working for subkeys on xp x64.
  • Always enable sign checks now since all binaries are now signed.
  • Added protection for 2 upgrades at the same time by disallowing the second update to use the service.
  • Was going to land but had security on the same day bring up new issues which were blockers.
  • A lot of talking back and forth with security
  • Implemented MAR signing review comments from bsmith.
  • Implementing the finalized plan from security
QA (Simona Badau)
  • Testing ongoing across Win XP 32-bit, 64-bit, Win 7 32-bit, 64-bit, Win Vista 32 bit, 64-bit, Win 2003 32-bit, 64-bit, Win 2000 (including exploratory on elm branch):
  • Continuing to build out Litmus test cases
  • No issues/questions requiring escalation

Add-ons Default to Compatible

Owner: Blair (client), Wil (AMO)

  • Client
    • bug 707328 backgroundUpdateCheck isn't firing its complete notification correctly
      • Requested Aurora approval
    • bug 527141 Addon update check should take into account compatibility preferences
      • Requested Aurora approval
    • bug 706387 Send the compatibility mode when using AMO Search API
      • Waiting on AMO bug 707359, which should land today
    • After these three bugs land the feature is considered complete
  • AMO
    • bug 707359 Add compatMode to search API URL pattern to avoid 404
      • Should land today
    • bug 706385 Add compatMode param to Search API
      • retargeted to be fixed this week
    • bug 703781 Update version check script to use compat overrides
    • retargeted to be fixed this week
QA (Virgil Dicu)
  • Testing ongoing across Windows XP, Windows 7 (x86, x86_64), Ubuntu 11.10 (x86, x86_64), Mac OS 10.6, 10.7, Windows Vista, Windows 2000: spreadsheet
  • Added Litmus testcases for verified fixed bugs:
  • Exploratory testing started on Windows XP
  • Continuing with bug fix verifications and testing across platforms

Background updates

Owner: Ehsan

  • On hold until completion of Removal of OS security dialog for Windows.
QA (Vlad Ghetiu)
  • Continues to run existing test cases
  • Wondering what the testing priority is given Firefox 12 timeline

Updated workflow for updating users with incompatible add-ons

Owner: Rob, Chris

  • Limi has mock-ups ready, maybe 90% done
  • clee will open a bug with the impl details from the feature page

Getting the word out

  • Lawrence is working on a blog post about the overall program.