[tor-project] Tor Browser team meeting notes, 4 Feb 2019

Georg Koppen gk at torproject.org
Mon Feb 4 19:21:00 UTC 2019


Our first weekly meeting in February 2019 just finished. The IRC log, as
usual, can be found at:


The notes from the pad are:

Monday February 4, 2019
 - I am working this week, on:
       https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1407366 letterboxing
       replying to geko's reply to my emails
       would like to work on the accessibility issue; but I think jacek
is better suited. i asked if it was on his radar (GeKo: thanks, and
yeah, Jacek helping would be very neat here)
       review gk's mingw-clang work
       yah know - emails and stuff
 - Not planning to work on this week:
       https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1471698 Work around
binutils corrupting mingw clang binaries.
       https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1524742 What is
Tor's thought on this? (GeKo: not high prio but it would be neat to get
this fixed)

mcs and brade:
    Last week:
        - Shared draft proposal for #28044 (Integrate Tor Launcher into

        - Created a patch for #29180 (MAR download stalls when about
dialog is opened).
        - Revised patch for #28885 (notify users that update is
        - Started to look at the Firefox updater security audit report.
    This week:
        - #29328 (account for tor 0.4.0.x's revised bootstrap status
        - #29045 (ask tor to leave dormant mode).
        - Spend more time looking at the Firefox updater security audit
        - Respond to feedback on #28044 proposal (Integrate Tor Launcher
into tor-browser).


    Last week:

    - GSoC

    - S8 (TBA) Q4 report submitted

    This week:

    - Tor Browser Release meeting

    - Tor Browser Vision meeting

    Last week:
        - 80% complete with patch for #28329 (Bootstrapping UI) (GeKo:
Yay, for getting this ready, it's a ton of work!)
        - Began looking at TOPL patches
        - Chatted with Anto about bootstrapping UI
    This week:
        - Finally, really, actually finish #28329
        - Finish TOPL patch review
        - Integrate #28329 with TOPL (if any changes are needed)
        - Move onto next TBA-a3 ticket

    Last week:
        - published the releases
        - made patch for #29193 (obfs4 needs golang.org/x/net/http2)
        - made patch for #29235 (Build of https-everywhere fails because
python3.6 is not available in buster anymore)
        - read the proposal for #28044 (Integrate Tor Launcher into
    This week:
        - try to get working patch for #26323 (Build 32bit Linux bundles
on 64bit systems)
        - continue work on testsuite
        - some reviews
        - make patch for #29183 (We are using linux i686 langpacks in
the linux x86_64 builds)

    Last week:
        - UI for #25764 is done,  the integration side is a bit messy.
        - Review and tested more stuff
     This week:
         - Fix rough edges of my patch to the #25764

    Last week:
        - did a lot of work regarding the mingw-w64/clang toolchain:
wrote patches for #28716, #29307, #29319; helped upstreaming an lld
patch (https://bugs.llvm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=40582) and opened tickets
for the remaining items to work on; posted bundles on #28238 to test the
        - work on Torbutton integration into Tor Browser (#10760)
        - started to look into NSIS reproducibility issue (#29185)
        - reduced my email backlog
        - helped with the releases and dealt with blog comments
        - looked over the Tor Launcher proposal
    This week:
        - more work on #29185 and #10760
        - looking into open issues for the mingw-w64 toolchain (SSP
support, reproducibility)
        - begin of the month team admin stuff

    Last week:
        - various code reviews
        - #25658 (securiyt settings) UI work
    This week:
        - #25658, make all the new XUL actually do something besides
look pretty
        - antonela: would you like a preview build of what we have so far?

  Last week:
   - 29080/27609: TOPL - fixed more issues In TOPL based on
feedback/testing - pull request being reviewed. Added content providers
to tor-android-service. Started fixes based on orbot patches (in
   This Week:
  - 29312 - TBB for TOPL
  - 29313 - TBB for tor-android-service
  - Finish adding patches for tor-android-service
  - Will be taking PTO Friday (and possibly following Monday)


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