[Desktop] Release Meeting 2012-09-14

Didier Roche didrocks at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 13 15:52:46 UTC 2012

=== What was done engineering wise? ===

  * New photos lens in the Dash
  * New remote login support in the greeter
  * Gwibber lens previews, still a work in progress, but builds of 
unity, libunity and gwibber with are in my crack PPA ( 
  * Webapps
    * Firefox extension pending FFe ( https://launchpad.net/bugs/1040313)
    * libunity-webapps FFe for package installation support ( 
  * Unity work on some FFe/UIFe and listing all the remaining features 
that will land for quantal
  * utouch stack renaming:
     * preparing and testing the precise stack for touch, 
nux/unity/unity2d for the renaming.
     * preparing and testing the same, including geis and so in oneiric.
  * Shipped ubuntu-default-settings (now ubuntu-settings) by default to 
centralize gsettings override in a single place to be nicer to flavors.
  * Worked with PS to fix the regressions on the gsettings compiz port 
(missing migrated keys)
  * landed new wallpaper
  * GNOME updates
  * evolution NBS stack due to evolution-data-server API change cleanage 
(still ongoing)
  * blueprints/WI cleanage
  * release-team bug fixing assignement/triage to get the list in shape

=== What's about to land that might impact the other teams and release 
as a whole? ===

  * There is one remaining FFe/UIFe in addition to those 2 webapps ones 
to accept (PS side): https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1049127
  * Reverted latest mesa because it caused some gui-less session on some 
netbook. Investigation under way.
  * Still a lot of PS FFe/UIFe coming and planning to come. Popey will 
probably put some on his report email on the but more are to come and 
planned by design, like:
     * one workspace by default
     * dash/lenses multiple visual and functional changes
     * llvmpipe improvements
     * strategy for low end machines and arm installs

=== Summary of bugs working on by team (reasonably reliable) ===

bug 971353 power : gnome-settings-daemon crashed with SIGSEGV in 
bug 937822 F10 always opens the menu, cannot be overriden (after 
xkeyboard-config update)
bug 1043743 thunderbird-gnome-support doesn't depend on libmessaging-menu0
bug 1044657 [regression] Missing LO menus when not run in Unity
bug 960967 eog crashed with SIGSEGV in do_rot_270()
bug 1021374 Sanitise username when used as a component of a DBus object 
bug 844286 colord crashed with SIGSEGV in dbus_message_get_reply_serial()
bug 1026520/1016470 colord-sane crashed with SIGSEGV in __opendirat()

=== Dependencies on other teams to make deliverables, blocking items, 
release wide concerns? ===

  * foundation's XDG_RUNTIME_DIR support didn't land

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