Desktop team weekly report (2008-12-02)

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Wed Dec 3 14:43:36 GMT 2008


No meeting this week, since lots of people are travelling.

== Activity reports ==

=== Alexander Sack (asac) ===

SRUs:
 * ubufox SRU
 * network-manager SRU
 * knetworkmanager SRU

network-manager:
 * not included in uploaded SRU -> next round:
  * 303165: IPv4Settings not merged for ppp connections (NEW)
  * 258743: NM 0.7 Fails To Set Custom MTU
 * not milestoned, but targetted - SRU opportunities:
  * 291062: enable networking" unchecked/disabled when resuming from suspend
  * 272185: WPA Enterprise (disassociating by local choice (reason=3))

outstanding: network-manager-vpnc:
 * 283635: pkcs support missing (huge patch; hard to backport)
 * 262191: only save group password is not possible (should go in with pkcs backport - if at all).

network-manager-applet, -pptp, ubufox:
 * all milestoned done

mozilla:
 * tradmark review: first patches upstreamed; a bunch more to follow in the next week(s)
 * screening next security round bug list
 * final review and archive admin prodding for xulrunner 1.9.1 and firefox 3.1: now in universe; next: getting fennec into universe
 * drafting/sending out mozillateam meeting minutes.
 * finalizing nss/nspr SONAME change -> we want to use upstream SONAME and not debian one anymore. Goal is that ubuntu mozilla binaries can be used in non-ubuntu distros (fedora, suse).

network-manager / modemmanager:
 * merging NM 0.7 final to development packaging branch
  * ABI/API breakage will prevent a SRU -> painful backports
 * untangling and getting initial review on modemmanger patches for mbm modems; splitting up in clean hunks.
 * creating gitorious account to better share modemmanger code.
 * modemmanager PPA: modemmanager and mbm enabled kernel package

sponsoring:
 * still in overload mode: next week i can start do sponsoring again.

=== Arne Goetje (ArneGoetje) ===

 * sick with flu
 * UDS/Travel preparations
 * MIR for ttf-sazanami
 * discussion with mpt about fonts

=== Bryce Harrington (bryce) ===

Short week due to Thanksgiving holiday (Thurs / Fri)

OEM Work:
 * Consultation/research for ARM graphics
 * HDMI research

Distro Work:
 * Merge -intel driver.  Uploaded to Jaunty. Created backports for Intrepid and Hardy.
 * Create 3 quirks for -ati AGPMode issues (#141551, #296617)
 * Wrote launchpad bug guidelines for xorg packages
 * Historical drivers - Focused on completed backend implementation
 * Catchup on email
 * Sponsorship:  xterm (#301451), lintian (#273997), rootskel (#303879), tsclient (#190688)

=== Chris Cheney (calc) ===

 * Short 1 day week (4 days off)
 * Preparing openoffice.org 1:3.0.0-6ubuntu1 for intrepid/jaunty
 * OOo bug triage

=== Jonathan Riddell (Riddell) ===

=== Martin Pitt (pitti) ===

Currently open intrepid-updates targeted bugs:
 * 285879 (jockey: gnome-appearance-properties keeps proposing fglrx on ati cards): in -proposed queue
 * 295530 (jockey: ImportError when enabling b43 driver): in -proposed queue
 * 289845 (jockey: WL and B44 Not Properly Configured): in -proposed queue

Merges: all done

Non-chores work done:
 * Mostly implemented postgresql stemming support for landscape team (#301770)
 * UDS and DX sprint preparations
 * travelled to San Francisco for sprint/FossCamp/UDS
 * Created UDS presentations about LP bug mail and Apport hooks
 * Played with launchpadlib to find out what's missing for apport, filed some bugs about it
 * Updated wiki documentation about SRUs
 * New upstream versions of hal, hal-info, pm-utils

Sponsoring:
 * monodoc, opencryptoki, samba

=== Sebastien Bacher (seb128) ===

 * upgraded to jaunty
 * started working on GNOME 2.25
 * sponsoring: epiphany-browser
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Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com)  | Debian Developer  (www.debian.org)
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