+ Joel, Caolan, Stephan, Andras, Tibby, Michael M, Norbert,
Michael S, Kohei, Kendy, Fridrich, Bjoern, Cedric, Thorsten
* Completed Action Items
+ gerrit - patch abandonment can only be done by owner or gerrit admin (Bjoern)
+ apparently non-actionable
+ get some more HardHacks (Joel)
+ shrink Android Remote icon & integrate that (Andrzej Hunt)
+ look at fdo#48366 - xlx import failure (Kohei)
+ look at fdo#48692 - writer table corruption (Michael S)
+ look at fdo#49819 - docx import failure (Michael M)
* Pending Action Items
+ [pending] make bytemark windows box do release builds (Fridrich)
+ Petr to decide release-schedule / overlap gap issue
+ change to contract and OSL_TRACE for oob results in OUString::copy (Michael)
+ look at fdo#44278 picture duplication on save (Cedric)
+ look into fdo#54225, fdo#54744 PDF export regressions (Stephan)
* OUString cleanup ongoing
+ no need to use rtl:: prefix anymore for OUString, OString
* Release Engineering update (Fridrich)
+ 3.5.7 rc2 ?
+ rc1 will be final, unless someone complains
no issues raised => go Tuesday.
+ nominally the last release from this branch.
+ 3.6.2 release status
+ rc2 is out - only one known regression in
Windows custom install: bogus GNOME integration
option from Linux.
+ Petr back next week.
* UI / design update (Kendy)
+ discussion and mourning for death of impress pop-up actions
+ toolbar will be moved to be nearby
+ conditional dialog management issues - UX input pending ?
* gerrit configuration (Norbert)
+ Tor requested branches that can't be deleted accidentally ?
+ people can continue to use a private repo on freedesktop (Kohei)
+ of course, for those with accounts.
+ branches get synched to freedesktop.
+ configuration tweak to add:
+ private/<username>/branch in gerrit to do that.
* older gerrit patches
AI: + https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/502/ (Bjoern to review)
AI: + bug 53673 - Labels broken with mailmerge (Kendy to find a writer volunteer)
* New Layout funkiness (Caolan)
+ re-basing underway, merge later today / tomorrow
+ much prettier dialogs are possible
+ surprisingly little thrash in vcl/ etc.
+ full conversions:
+ remove all the code to load widgets you
don't touch afterwards
+ remove all hand-crafted awful layout
+ remove the .src and .hrc files
+ unless you need unrelated strings
+ lots of beautiful things about to start.
* conference (Thorsten)
+ in-person ESC meeting 16th October, 17:00 at the venue.
** PLEASE REGSISTER BEFORE OCTOBER 8TH **
+ speakers please just enter "No" for have you paid;
that is a valid option.
+ if you have a last-minute paper poke Thorsten for
the waiting list ...
* Easy Hacks (Michael)
+ propose new Topic: TopicFeature
+ just copying on the wiki page, no objections (Bjoern)
+ propose new Difficulty: DifficultyHard
+ are hard easy hacks an oxymoron ? (Bjoern)
+ adding a category is hard work
+ things like iWorks filter integration, or more (Michael)
+ DifficultyAmbitious ? (Stephan)
AI: + create a new wiki page, based on GSOC page,
present as the next-step on the Easy Hacks page (Michael)
* Ensuring on-line help is kept up-to-date (Kendy)
+ possible to update it automatically
+ worried about bad translations slipping through ?
might take time before we realise something went wrong.
+ is pootle spamming common ? (Michael)
+ not yet.
AI: + enable automatic help build / sync. on a cron-job (Kendy)
* QA update (Joel)
+ QA meeting yesterday
+ lots of vacation going on this time of year
+ interest from discuss/user list to help triage
+ 5x new volunteers interested in helping
AI: + request to dumb-down the back-trace generation page to
make it more accessible (Michael)
+ explain difference valgrind -> gdb
+ give a simple example / sample output ?
+ use new --valgrind and --backtrace options
+ QA meet-up next weekend in Essen @ LinuxHotel report back later;
Thorsten, Florian E, Florian R will be there; German-language:
+ getting a doodle poll together for a concerted confirm-fest.
* QA / Hard-Hacks
Fixed Hard Hacks:
ID OS Component - Summary
48366 All Calc/xlsx FILEOPEN for particular .xlsx impossible, "General Error"
+ opens fine in master, crashes in libreoffice-3-6
+ Kohei back-ported Muthu's 'fix'
49819 All Writer/docx FILEOPEN error when loading a particular .docx file.
+ fixed by tolerating mis-matching timestamps, and
enabling recovery of corrupted docx files (Michael Meeks)
48692 All Writer TABLES: Writer corrupts large tables
+ with thanks to Michael Stahl & Noel Grandin
+ fix is rather involved => 3.7 only.
ID OS Component - Summary
44278 All Writer/odt FILESAVE .docx (MSO2007) as .odt creates duplicated picture
+ already working in this area (Cedric / Miklos)
51023 All Impress drag-and-drop slide always moves slide to first position,
leading to data corruption and sometimes CRASH
+ some volunteer (?)
New Hard Hacks:
ID OS Component - Summary
47283 All Writer undo / change-tracking related crash
AI: + unclear the connection between undo steps and change-tracking (Michael S)
46100 All Calc crash after deleting a sheet
+ great work from bfoman generating traces (on Windows!)
AI: + could be undo / size related (Kohei)
37580 All Impress Undo / layout bug wrt. slide with formulae
+ another undo issue, may be related; fix 34585 first.
Older Hard Hacks:
ID OS Component - Summary
34548 All Presentation - EDITING: CRASH in action after Undo
AI: + prototype hack-around from Michael M awaiting feedback (Thorsten)
+ the problem looks hideous.
33302 Mac Libreoffice - FILEOPEN/EDITING RTL text: parentheses and
brackets "(...) [...]" inverted to ")...( ]...["
with some fonts
+ Mac volunteers appreciated.
+ no more hard-hacks for a couple of weeks please.
+ going to move to a wiki page flow instead.
* Open 3.7 MAB / regressions [ there should be none ]:
+ bug 54225 - MAILMERGE e-mail as PDF sends damaged documents
+ bug 54744 - Hybrid PDF export are corrupted
AI: + bug 55290 - LOdev 3.7 won't install [ on Windows ]. Error 1935 (dtardon)
+ bug 55350 - Letter spacing and ‘expand single word’ do not work now
+ with a 4 day date-range for the regression [!] ...
AI: + Mac specific - suggested patch, re-review (Thorsten)
* 3.6 most annoying bugs ...
+ 46 (of 137) older 45/132 44/127 39/119 27/96 26/91 21/80 11/58 12/55 11/48
34% 34% 35% 33% 28% 29% 26% 19% 22% 23%
* 3.5 most annoying bugs ...
+ 82 open (of 279) older 83/279 80/270 81/269 73/258 73/257 76/256 75/253
29% 30% 30% 30% 26% 28% 30% 30%
* 3.5 bugs tagged with 'regression'
+ 177(+10) bugs open of 820(+20) total
* ~Component count net *
+ Writer - 75 (+2)
+ Crashes - 20 (+3)
+ Presentation - 17 (+0)
+ LibreOffice - 15 (+2)
+ Database - 14 (+0)
+ Drawing - 13 (+0)
+ Borders - 12 (+1)
+ Migration - 10 (+1)
+ Spreadsheet - 11 (+3)
+ Writer / RTF - 2 (-1)
+ Basic - 2 (-1)
+ Migration tracker: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43489
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