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Thunderbird notes 2016-09-20. NOON PT (Pacific). For meeting time, previous notes and call-in details see


Jorg K, marcoagpinto, rkent,Paenglab, ba, mkmelin,wsmwk,MakeMyDay


Action items from last meetings

Current status / Announcements

Current Release Critical Issues


  • none

important (but not top critical) (most of these will be removed for next meeting)

  • FIXED 2016-08-24 bug 1224846 (esr45) - TEST-UNEXPECTED-FAIL | toolkit/components/osfile/tests/xpcshell/test_read_write.js
  • not fixed - bug 1182629 - update to 38.1.0 from 38.0.1 re-enables disabled Lightning
  • still gets reports (2 dups in last month) - bug 1176399 - Multiple master password when GMail OAuth2 is enabled
  • no progress - users told to migrate using old versions - bug 1176748 - fix main thread proxies to the migration code (jorgk and m_kato helped in past)
  • no progress - proxy (eg causing foxyproxy problems)
  • topcrash list in high state of flux due to socorro recent changes to signature composition - will be sorted out by next meeting
  • topcrash bug 1149287 is ** 31% of our crashes** - see below (where?)
  • seems not impacting large numbers of users Template:Bug1211291 (esr38, unknown in esr45 -- therefore obsolete? Can this be removed? I think so) - Folders visible, but messages are not. (?related to bug 1211358 lightning chrome.manifest not updated in 38.3.0 ?) -- nobody has a clue what to do with this
  • seems not impacting large numbers of users bug 1249894 Problems updating to 38.6 b/c Lighting. Two users attached their extensions folder. --fixed in 45?
    • Isn't this the same as the one above, bug 1211291?

Version 52


  • Past
    • 45.2.0
    • 48.0beta (skipped)
    • 49.0beta
    • 45.3.0


Past releases:

  • 4.0.8 (bundled)
  • (bundled)

Upcoming releases:

  • 4.7.2

Round Table

Jorg K


  • Landed:
    • bug 1021843 Transition to cache2
    • bug 669073 Bad quotation marks in reply to plaintext quotes
    • bug 1301885 Bustage fix (some Xpcshell failure)
    • bug 1301706 Bustage fix (check return value of GetSpec())
    • bug 1289149 and bug 1301987 Cleanup in nsMailApp.cpp
    • bug 1302005 Display build architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) to the About dialog
    • bug 1302651 Fix Troubleshooting Information (accessibility info)
    • bug 1302701 Fix Troubleshooting Information (graphics errors display)
    • bug 1287726 Mailing lists in Mailing list (together with French government, Jerome Ploquin)
    • bug 1303602 Bustage fix with FRG and Richard (public destructor on ref-countable class)
    • bug 1303304 Finally fixed autocomplete
  • In progress:
    • bug 1263357 M-C: caret confusion in paragraph mode (shift enter)
  • Awaiting review:


  • automatic updates to 45.3.0 are stalled bug 1304045
  • went on a triage tear - - with an eye toward what things need attention to v52
  • shipped 45.3.0, 49.0b1

Question Time


Friends of the tree

Action Items

Help Wanted

  • Accessibility lead
  • Person comfortable (not necessarily technical experts) with Core type issues. Example, graphics to guide bug 1195947 Thunderbird hardware acceleration (HWA) issues to be resolved
  • Lead to run the donation campaign after TB 45 is released.