In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 29 and 30. Highlights During week 29 it was time again to merge the mozmill-tests branches to support the upcoming release of Firefox 31.0. All necessary work has been handled on bug 1036881, which also included the creation of the new esr31 branch. Accordingly we also had to update our mozmill-ci system, and got the support landed on production. The RelEng team asked us if we could help in setting up
In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 25 and 26. Highlights June the 11th was actually the last Automation Training day for our team in Q3. About the results you can read here. We will implement some changes for the next quarter, when we most likely want to host 2 of them. Henrik finally got the time to upgrade our Mozmill-CI systems to the lastest LTS version of Jenkins. There were a bit of changes necessary but in
After the last report over a two week cycle, I have to follow-up with another one for the weeks 45 and 46. Due to my move I had limited availability and to fix some important other stuff. So hopefully this is the last report over a two weeks period in the near future. Highlights To be able to release Mozmill 2.0.1 as soon as possible Henrik had to fix a lot of existent bugs for mozprofile in conjunction with its add-on manager class. Those fixes were necessary because our restart
Highlights Henrik finally updated the current quarterly goals for our team. Please see our prioritized projects or check his blog post from today. We were surprised to see a bug for the httpd.js component fixed after more than a year, which drastically improved the execution time of our Mozmill tests. Given that we are still not able to upgrade our CI system to Mozmill 2.0, another release off the 1.5 branch had to go out. So we made Mozmill 1.5.24 available for everyone. With the help of IT, Henrik was
Similar to last week a couple members from our team were partly away last week given the return travels from the Mozilla Summit. So we have lesser announcements to make, except that we hopefully found a couple of new volunteers for test automation! Which would be fantastic. Highlights As of last week we got our new Mac Minis in SCL3 setup by IT. That means that we have expanded our Mozmill-CI to also run pulse triggered tests for all supported versions of Firefox on OS X 10.9. Since then 2
Now, three weeks after Q1 of 2012 has been passed by I finally have the time to give some details about our work happened during the first three months. As usual we set a couple of goals we wanted to see by the end of the quarter. All of them were kinda important so we did our best to get all of them done – and we succeeded even if it was in the last minute! So everyone of us was happy about the goal achievements. Below you will find
Over the last weekend I had the pleasure to participate in the Free and Open source Software Developers’ European Meeting – aka FOSDEM – in Brussels, which is an annual conference for open source projects and their enthusiastic communities. It’s not only fascinating to listen to scheduled talks, but also to meet fellows again who I haven’t seen for mostly a year or even longer. As every year I have spent a bit of my time before the event to prepare a schedule including interesting talks and other organizational stuff.