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Firefox 3.6.4 is a regular security and stability update to Firefox 3.6.x. It will include the OOPP fixes from the Lorentz branch.

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Who

  • Overall lead: Christian Legnitto
  • Security/Dev lead: Daniel Veditz
  • Build lead:
  • QA lead: Al Billings (abillings)

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Current Schedule

As always, these dates may move if there are problems with builds, showstopper bugs discovered in beta testing, or an urgent security release required.

  • Code freeze: April 27, 11:59pm
  • Build #3 is generated: April 30
  • Build #3 is available: May 4 (morning PST)
  • Build #3 is offered as an automatic update to users of Build 1: May 4 (afternoon PST)
  • Build #4 is generated: May 13
  • Release build #4 to users of Firefox 3.6.4 build #1 or build #3 (both release and beta channels): May 14
  • If no fixes to the blocking issues are found: (we are on this schedule)
    • Release build #4 to the entire beta audience: May 18
    • Code-freeze for remaining blockers: Sunday, May 23 @ 5:00 pm PST
    • Build #5 generated: Sunday, May 23 @ 5:00 pm PST
    • Build #5 available: Monday, May 24 late afternoon PST
    • QA test / qualification begins: Monday, May 24 late afternoon PST
    • QA sign-off: Tuesday, May 25 late afternoon PST
    • Release build #5 to the entire beta audience: Tuesday, May 25 late afternoon PST Wednesday, May 26 morning PST (pushed back due to MoCo network issues)
    • Build #6 generated: May 27
    • Build #6 available: May 28 afternoon PST
    • Release build #6 to the entire beta audience: May 28 @ 10:00 am PST
  • If fixes to the blocking issues are found or new issues are found and fixed:
    • Build #5 is generated with the remaining fixes: May 18
    • Release build #5 to the entire beta audience: May 20

--- Flex in here if unexpected issues are found ---

  • Release Firefox 3.6.4 to everyone: June 22

Previous Schedule

This schedule is no longer valid and is only here for historical reference. The current working schedule is above.

  • Tree opens: April 1
  • Code freeze: April 12, 11:59pm
  • Official builds start: April 13
  • QA begins testing: April 14
  • Beta offered as advertised major update to 3.6.x beta channel: April 16
  • Beta offered as minor update to remaining 3.6.x beta channel: April 27
  • Final release: May 4

Bug Queries

1.9.2.4 Triage: nominations | approval requests (blockers) | approval requests (non-blockers) | needed

1.9.2.4 Status: Open blockers | needs branch patch | needs landing | unverified

More: bugs fixed