User:JesterKing/Reports/2019

Reports 2019

December 2 - December 5 / #23

  • Peruse the developer documentation, planning content updates
  • Steam builds for 2.81a
  • 6th was national holiday
  • Note for #24: 12th of December I'll be AFK

November 25 - November 29 / #22

  • Dev support
  • Turned back to wiki and documentation to figure out steps to take
  • Note for #23 6th is national holiday

November 18 - November 22 / #21

  • Release 2.81
  • Land splash, start build process
  • Create Steam builds
  • Try to figure out Windows Store builds

November 11 - November 15 / #20

  • Release management (postpone 2.81)
  • Developer contact
  • Meetings
  • Note for week #21: I will be AFK during Monday 18th from 12:00 EET, and on Thursday November 21st the whole day.

November 4 - November 8 / #19

  • Release management
  • Discuss patch review and development/module structure proposal documents by Dalai
  • Developer contact
  • Meetings

October 27 - November 1 / #18

  • Prepare signing for handover
  • Developer contact
  • On-boarding improvement brainstorming

October 21 - October 25 / #17

  • Discussions with Dalai
  • Feedback on Blender dev flow document
  • Follow bconf when possible

October 13 - October 18 / #16

  • developer contact (devtalk)
  • buildbot
  • switch tasks to cope with changed circumstances in resource allocation

October 7 - October 11 / #15

  • clean-up code signing patch for buildbot, took more time than anticipated
  • direct contact with developer (devtalk/e-mail)

September 30 - October 4 / #14

  • devtalk
  • buildbot
  • developer.blender.org (test patch for clang support on Windows, et al)

September 23 - September 27 / #13

  • devtalk, expectation management
  • release cycle
  • meetings
  • buildbot, discuss build signing (certificates, tools)

September 16 - September 20 / #12

  • Buildbot REST API usage with authentication through OAuth token
  • Figure out usefulness of a supporting app in Phabricator for driving
  • A few days of lowered productivity due to moldy air :/

September 9 - September 13 / #11

  • Buildbot / Phabricator tinkering continued

September 2 - September 6 / #10

  • Finalize patch D5656
  • Start integration phabricator <-> buildbot
  • meetings (infra, coordination)

August 26 - August 30 / #9

  • Phabricator patches (D5656)
  • Phabricator docs re buildbot integration
  • Herald rules

August 19 - August 23 / #8

  • Phabricator patches
  • crashpad server
  • meetings
  • replace laundry machine that was shooting electric sparks

August 12 - August 16 / #7

  • create milestones 2.81 and 2.82
  • propose release date for 2.81: 2019.11.14.
  • additionally propose some dates for release cycle leading up to 2.81 (cut-off 2019.09.13, stabilizing branch 2019.10.01) and commit policy
  • help localisation team get started with weblate service
  • get crashpad backend work started. In the next week or two we should be able to do some testing in the wild
  • log weekly progress bot task

July 29 - August 9 / #5+#6

July 15 - July 26 / #3+#4

July 1 - July 12 / #1+#2

  • The first two weeks has been filled with getting an overview of the current state of Blender development. We organised several meetings with Brecht and Dalai to discuss where we currently stand, and where we want to go.
  • As part of the work to do I started a discussion on bf-committers mailing list to get a better undestanding of how devs perceive the processes.
  • Notes for meetings have been posted here and here.