DSDP/TM/Committer Phone Meeting 17-Dec-2008

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Meeting Title: TM Committer Meeting
Date & Time: Wednesday Dec 17, 2008 at 1700 UTC / 12pm Toronto
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Dial-in: Martin to call everybody by Skype
Interested Parties ping martin.oberhuber on Skype Chat for getting added to the call.

Backup dial-in: International +44 (0)1452 567588 / Freephone +1 (866) 6161738 / UK 08712460713 / Passcode: 0587322148 #

Skype dial-in: martin.oberhuber, ddykstal (or david_dykstal), david-k-mcknight, kevin.j.doyle, xuan.chen886, eugenetarassov, michael_scharf, uwe.stieber, radoslav.gerganov, wrsfburton, anna_dushistova.


Contents

Attendees

This meeting is free for everyone to attend. It's a service of the TM developers and committers to community, fostering exchange of upcoming news, status and asking questions. Committers are expected to attend.


Agenda

Last Meetings

Update on RSE Status

TM 3.0.2

  • Post-mortem

TM 3.1 Big Rocks

TM 3.1 Current status

Individual Status

  • Anna: Finished Telnet Terminal Rework, wants patch reviewed -- AI Martin review
  • DaveD: Finishing IBM stuff, triage of 3.1m3 bugs and 3.1 big rocks on friday, want fix backlog
  • DaveM: Looking at Search OutOfMemory issue
  • Kevin: Verifying 3.0.2 stuff
  • Xuan: Verifying 3.0.2 stuff - planning to fix Junit issue / bugs next week
  • Martin: RXTX this week; RSE-build/releng next week, big rock bugs after: bug 227750 IRSEInteractionProvider, bug 239230 Early startup
  • Rado: WinCE, bug 196176 - Deferred drag&drop SWT

Other Stuff

  • bug 238574 Website Revamp - image from the Community is good, need some time to revamp the contents - AI DaveD next week
    • Improve homepage at least, use the Community photoshopped screenshot; PDT, Mylyn are nice

Community Feedback and Status

  • Community contributions
    • Patrick Juhl - SSH Tunnel - no news. In JSch Session.setPortForwardingL() there seems to be an incompatibility between Eclipse 3.3 and 3.4 (according to JSch mailing list). SSH Tunnel being used by Collabnet Cubit
    • bug 196337 - TM Local Terminal Connector - waiting on fix for CDT Spawner
    • Freescale contributions to be reviewed - bug 247876 apply host to project; bug 247878 systemHostCombo with subsystems; bug 247879 project cache for RSE host settings
    • bug 236205 Generic Display subsystem (as a host for vnc etc)

Technology sub-groups

Old Stuff

  • bug 240991 Startup creates Display on Worker Thread
    • Workarounds seem to be good for now. Martin would prefer experimenting with IRSEInteractionProvider in HEAD
  • Unittests
    • bug 230917 [regression] Some DStore Archive Testcases fail -- AI Xuan look at
    • Abbot pretty much dead -- looking at SWTBot now
  • Findbugs and other cleanup
    • Broken Links in Docs: Xenu's LinkSleuth
  • Quality, Backlog and Unit Tests
    • Remember our 2-fix-per-week / 3 unittests-per-milestone plan
    • Current situation is on this bugzilla report

Cleanup Work

  • Unittests, unittests, unittests! -- ideally write an accompanying unittest for every bugfix
  • Migration Notes (for 2.0 / for 1.0?)
  • Review and improve Userdocs; we have several open bugs here
  • Review and improve Javadocs; lots still missing, unclear, duplicated
  • Fix broken hyperlinks in the docs, fix HTML/XML errors (which can make the indexer not work)
  • Get rid of compiler warnings wherever possible
  • Run Findbugs -- Update site on http://findbugs.cs.umd.edu/eclipse, Quickdocs by Rado in tm-dev E-Mail
    • Question about filtering false positives posted on fb-discuss link
  • Stuff for 3.1
    • API Tooling Javadocs(@noextend and friends) - cannot limit existing API more than it was before, unless it was textually documented already, but can deprecate stuff, even in 3.0.1.

Questions

Vacations

  • DaveD, Martin last week of dec and 1st week of Jan
  • Anna Jan1 - Jan10

Action Items

  • Last meeting: DSDP/TM/Phone Meeting 3-Dec-2008
  • Last DSDP/TM/Committer Phone Meeting 26-Nov-2008
  • Everyone find/triage "big rock" bugs for 3.1 and increase priority / set target milestone (may decrease priority on others).
  • Martin create API internal bugs; release 3.0.2; review Anna's patch; old review bug 196176 Rado's deferred D&D; new Builder until 3.1M4; bug 227750 Display in non-UI write fix until 3.1M4; Run performance tests for bug 236065 IFileService improvements; Critical EFS bugs;
  • Xuan: old Look at bug 230917 Archive Handler Unittests
  • DaveD bug 238574 Website revamp; old get rid of 3.0 assigned open bugs;
  • DaveM old bug 199596 Read-Only attribute doesn't always update IRemoteFile;

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