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[opensuse-boosters] Week report 2010#26
  • From: Vincent Untz <vuntz@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 10:34:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <20100705083454.GH1996@xxxxxxxxx>
What I did last week:
- participated in the 1:1 GNOME Advisory Board meeting for Novell
- released a few tarballs for GNOME 2.31.4
- pushed a few more fixes for openSUSE 11.3, and tried to work on a few
others; replied to GNOME-related issues on mailing lists and made
sure I was aware of the latest bugs reported against GNOME for 11.3.
- published (but haven't announce yet) the GNOME Foundation policy on
copyright assignments. Work on this was mostly done by Bradley Kuhn
and Michael Meeks:
http://live.gnome.org/CopyrightAssignment
- helped Andreas put more content in the 11.3 product highlights for
GNOME:
http://wiki.opensuse.org/Product_highlights_11.3#GNOME_Desktop
- had to deal with various last-minute organization issues for GUADEC
(from the Novell side, not from the GNOME side). That lead me to
annoy Robert to get an ad for the openSUSE conference.
- created the gsettings-desktop-schemas module upstream: this is
something that was needed for some time to help with the migration
from GConf to GSettings; it contains settings shared by various
applications (or desktop-wide settings, if you prefer):
http://git.gnome.org/browse/gsettings-desktop-schemas/
- committed some changes upstream to help with GNOME 3:
+ made gnome-session build against gtk+ 3
+ create a gtk+ 3 version of libgweather that should be
parallel-installable with the old one
+ made patches to kill the old GnomeDesktopItem API from
gnome-desktop
+ various smaller fixes
- started looking at the screencasting options to do a GNOME 3
screencast, but wasn't very happy with the things I quickly played
with so far; will continue this.
- chatted a bit about the maintenance team, and subscribed to the
maintenance mailing list.
- did various administrative work.

What has been blocking/annoying me:
- I was not able to successfully build the new gnome-keyring-sharp, and
apparently nobody knows what's the right way to fix this:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-packaging/2010-07/msg00002.html
This means we're shipping with a known crasher:
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=618561
and more generally, no mono app can use the keyring.
- didn't have time to follow the discussions on opensuse-project
(at least the strategy one)

What I'll be doing this week:
- catch up with strategy discussion
- I'm going to RMLL from Wednesday to Saturday. That's the biggest
community event in France: http://2010.rmll.info/
I'll be delivering a talk about contributing to openSUSE and another
one about GNOME 3. I'll also help on a booth shared with various
distributions (michl sent me some goodies)
- will probably prepare my talks (based on the talks I co-delivered at
LinuxTag)
- more screencast investigation fun

Vincent

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