[lsb-discuss] LSB conference call agenda (Tuesday, March 6, 11am ET)
rajesh.banginwar at intel.com
Tue Mar 6 08:43:13 PST 2007
Since I won't be able to attend, here are the few things we worked on
(and got ready) for desktop LSB.
1. 3 FreeDesktop.org specs: Desktop entries, Menu and desktop base
directories. The specs are close to 1.0 and tests are ready and already
added to upstream CVS. The test bundle was also sent to Mats and I
believe he has integrated with the desktop test suite.
2. 3 font libraries: Xft, Freetype and Xrender. Tests are done and sent
to Mats for integration. Documentation for Xrender is still in progress
(last I heard). Tracy Camp will be finishing that in time for LSB 3.2.
The only potential issue here is the DB Schema changes (done by RAS)
which may make the scripts that Tracy created fail. These scripts were
developed to populate LSB DB with all the library type and interface
I assume all of this is on the LSB 3.2 roadmap. Many of the Desktop ISVs
(like Adobe) will benefit from all of the above.
Please let me know if there are any questions/comments (or missed
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>We'll continue the discussion from two weeks ago:
>* Roadmap. What features are on the list for 3.2? Who's on the hook for
>doing the work?
>* Timeline. Release in June, as per the original plan, or push back the
>release given the lateness of Update 1? (Depends largely on the roadmap
>and what we consider "vital" for 3.2.)
>* "Scale out" strategy. How do we make it easier for external folks to
>directly contribute, for other workgroups to produce modules, etc.? Top
>priority here is to produce a "how to build an LSB module" document of
>* What can we expect from the RAS framework in the 3.2 timeframe?
>* Tools improvements: I'd like to do a fair bit here before 3.2,
>in particular preparation of VMware (or other) images
>for the SI, and adding a variety of useful tools to the SDK
>(xdg-utils, lsb-install?, alien, APT/yum repo generators,
>tools that make bundling external dependencies easier, etc.).
>* Developer Network: LSB book update? What else should we aim
>to do here
>* What is the status of S390?
>* Other things?
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