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Drivers & Leads (RC1 & through to final)

  • Standard8 is release driver
  • gozer is build engineer
  • Tsk is QA
  • sipaq is L10N (for builds) co-ordinator
  • rebron is Website & Publicity co-ordinator
      • Pascal is Website L10N co-ordinator

Thunderbird 3 Release Candidate 1

Dates & Blocking

  • Approvals
      • Start: 2009-10-06
      • Only blocking & approved patches allowed.
      • Please nominate potential blockers with the approval-thunderbird3 flag
  • Freeze Dates - Updated ( All dates use time of 23:59 PST )
      • String freeze date: 2009-09-29
      • Creation of comm-1.9.1 branch: 2009-10-22
      • Code Freeze date: 2009-10-30
      • l10n-mozilla-1.9.1 freeze date: 2009-11-02
      • Target Build Ship date: 2009-11-03
  • Blockers/Wanted
  • Proposed Blocking
  • Fixed:

Details

  • Release TB builds (full QA etc)
  • Test Beta -> RC update, first test channel, then beta channel
      • We will also need to test 2.x -> 3 (Tsk)
  • Do we need an alternate start page for RC builds?
      • Don't think so - but we need to be able to distinguish RC1/RC2 (Tsk)

Thunderbird 3 Final

Gecko 1.9.1 version

Release

  • Website & L10N
  • Servers
  • Statistics

Major updates

Firefox are doing:

  • Manual update only initially - user has to request Tools -> Update.
  • Automatic updates - at the first security release if happy to do so.

Post Release

  • Stabilise language pack versions - port bug 505491

Plans

Branching

Tracking Bug: bug 522211

  • HgPollers ready (split for trunk + branch detection) bug 489352
  • New hg repo
      • Base branch tag: COMM_1_9_1_BASE
      • Tag and clone hg repo - IT needs to do the clone (file bug in mozilla.org/Server Operations) bug 522460
      • mxr - new repo search required bug 522681
  • crash-stats links update bug 510918
  • client.py - bug 522445
  • Note: bug 504143 was m-c branch for 1.9.2 tracking bug.

Plans to be made

  • Point Releases
      • Approvals/Blocking process post release
  • How to do firedrill/maintenance updates:

Previous Releases