Releases/Thunderbird 3.0b1

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Tracking document for the release of Thunderbird 3.0b1. See also:

Who

  • Overall lead: bienvenu
  • Development / Web pages / Release notes lead:
  • Build lead: gozer
  • QA lead: wsmwk
  • l10n lead: sipaq

What

Late l10n tracker

Release Tracking & Schedule

step start date est. duration end date status
planning meeting 2008-11-?? 1h 2008-11-?? N/A
develop release notes bug 466054 2008-11-16 concurrent through posting date 2008-12-01
string freeze

tinderbox updated & blogged.

2008-11-13 23:59 PDT 2h 2008-11-13 23:59 PDT completed
testday(s) for new features 2008-11-14, 11-20 - completed
code freeze / tree closed for baking 2008-11-25 23:59 PDT 6 days (a3 was 10 days) 2008-12-01 completed
update shipped-locales with locales to include in the build bug 467093 2008-12-01 - 2008-12-01
code hand-off to build and en-US pull date/rev

date: 2008-12-01

comm-central rev: []
mozilla-central rev: 8df5a90281cd See notes at bottom
dom-inspector rev: a69148785a33
cvs timestamp: 23:59 PDT
(mozilla-central and comm-central will be branched COMM_20081201_RELBRANCH)

2008-12-01 4h 2008-12-01 <thead> </thead> <tbody> </tbody>
completed
locales pull date/rev
23:59 PDT
2008-12-01
completed
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heads up to QA testers
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2008-11-27
completed
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Get addons.mozilla.org updated with 3.0b1 bug 467095
2008-11-30
-
2008-12-01
completed
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Get crash-stats.m.c updated with 3.0b1 bug 467365 (note in future this may become a Webtools/Socorro bug).
2008-12-01
-
2008-12-01
completed (done at time of a3 release)
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Ensure in-tree extensions have correct version numbers (DOMI has blanket rs=sdwilsh for updating versions to current trunk [1])
2008-12-03
-
in progress
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RCs built (all en-US builds/items) ftp server
2008-12-01
2008-12-01
completed
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RCs built (all non en-US builds/items) ftp server
2008-12-01
2008-12-02
completed
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Check builds for symbols (crashme!)
2008-12-02
2008-12-02
completed
-
website changes on trunk
-
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Announce RC builds ready for testing (newsgroups etc)
2008-12-02
-
2008-12-02
completed
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QA tests RC builds
-bug 463057 bugs found during testing
-bugs found since pull
2008-12-02
x days
2008-12-08
completed
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heads up to MoCo IT for push requirement (push of files to stage/mirrors/bouncer) bug 467367
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QA & release driver approve release to mirrors
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Build pushes download files to mirrors
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download page ready on staging site
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QA tests staged website changes (text, links etc)
2008-12-08
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2008-12-09
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releasenotes, firstrun pages, early_releases, beta pages live on mozillamessaging.com
2008-12-09
-
2008-12-09
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QA download links
2008-12-09
-
2008-12-09
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release announced, and check the results
- mozilla.dev.planning, mozilla.dev.apps.thunderbird, mozilla.support.thunderbird, mozilla.dev.prerelease
- about:mozilla
- blog
see moderator info
2008-12-09
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2008-12-09
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Disable blocking-thunderbird3.0b1 flags (just using blocking-thunderbird3 flags after this release).
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(?) post-release testday for new features
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N/A
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post-mortem meeting
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Notes - http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/1551ebc4dbaa will be backed out of our mozilla-central branch.