[DX] Release meeting 2012-02-17

David Barth david.barth at canonical.com
Fri Feb 17 11:34:32 UTC 2012

== What was done engineering wise? ==

  * Preparation of the [[https://launchpad.net/unity/+milestone/5.4.0|unity 5.4.0]] release - 71 fixes
   * unfortunately, several issues were discovered outside of the test suite and blocked the release: https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/+bugs?field.tag=5.4-blocker
   * the issues have been fixed, and the change related to the 'alt tap detection' feature has been reverted to unblock the release
   * a new upload window has been requested (and accepted) for today and 5.4 is now making its way into the Ubuntu archive
   * [[https://launchpad.net/unity-2d/+milestone/5.4|unity-2d 5.4]] was released as well

  * [[https://launchpad.net/compiz-core/+milestone/|Compiz 0.9.7]] - 111 fixes!
   * Compiz was finally uploaded in Precise!
   * There are a few known issues that have been granted an exception to clear the way for the new release: https://launchpad.net/compiz-core/+milestone/

  * The release schedule for unity components is documented at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity/ReleaseSchedule

  * Identified FFEs
   * HUD support for Unity-2D
   * Locally Integrated Menus (LIM) support (both 2d and 3d)
   * Coverflow view (once integrated to the test suite)

== What's about to land that might impact the other teams? ==

  * New point releases for Unity&  Compiz prior to the UIF next week

== Dependencies on other teams, blocking items ==

  * None

== Blueprints ==

  * https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/desktop-p-multi-monitor (tracking items shared between DX and Desktop/Platform)
  * https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/dx-p-unity-enhancements, which is provisioned with bugs on the DX/Design radar at http://people.canonical.com/~platform/design/upstream.html

Burndown and spec completion levels:

  * For alpha-2: http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-precise/canonical-dx-team-precise-alpha-2.html
  * Entire cycle: http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-precise/canonical-dx-team.html


== Release targeted bugs being worked on/monitored ==


https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity-distro-priority for reference

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