Monthly Archives: August 2011

libreoffice bug reporting (part 3)

The bug assistant draft page was updated with information extracted from the Bug Report Details page and the bugzilla page. It now shows the components, the matching subcomponents, the list of available versions, displays a comment explaining the component when … Continue reading

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XiVO package versioning

The version 2.0.12 of packaging-farm was published with modifications to the package version conventions and disk usage optimization. The gallifrey production and development build machines were upgraded and the errors found when trying to rebuild were reported.

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libreoffice bug reporting (part 2)

A draft implementation of a bug report front end for libreoffice was assembled behind a reverse proxy pretending that http://freedesktop.dachary.org/ is http://bugs.freedesktop.org/. For the Writer and BASIC components a subcomponent can be selected. The URLs of the existing bug reportings … Continue reading

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libreoffice bug reporting (part 1)

In a private conversation during the desktop summit Michael Meeks mentioned that work was needed on the easy / accurate bug filing task. According to him the primary goal is to reduce the number of bugs reports that cannot be … Continue reading

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gamequery sample application

A gamequery sample application demonstrating the use of collisions and HTML5 based sounds was written during bigjam.

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Bug fixing XiVO package generation

The version 2.0.11 of packaging-farm was published with bug fixes mostly related to the submission of XiVO packages. The bug fixed were kernel-module ignores SOURCE_MODULE, submit-xivo.sh must reuse tarbal and epoch always triggers submission. The submission script was enhanced to … Continue reading

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XiVO packaging verbosity and safeguards

The 2.0.10 version of packaging-farm was published with safeguards against package version inconsistencies and reduced verbosity. It was installed on the skaro and gallifrey virtual machine used to build XiVO and tested on gallifrey-dev.

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Multiple users building on the XiVO packaging machine

As the avencall team start to use packaging-farm to build the next release of XiVO, locking was implemented to avoid confusion. The +build prefix is now added automatically by packaging-farm to avoid the publication of duplicate packages. The addition of … Continue reading

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XiVO package submissions rules

The 2.0.8 version of the packaging farm was published with an updated algorithm based on version numbers instead of timestamps so that it can cope with selecting a designated tag instead the the default master.

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