Period: 18 January 2009 - 1 February 2009 Release


Completed Good progress Just standing Some help needed! Urgent for next release
Committed & Target Task Owner  % Highlights
Figure out why HAM doesn't work in snapshot images none 0%
Make an error screen and reboot after 15 seconds if Mer is booted through normal bootmenu (check if /var/run is a symlink to /tmp/.run) wazd 0% Need 800x480 artwork (stop sign and "Incompatible bootmenu used, rebooting in 15 seconds") ... Working on it.
Make hildon-desktop-env use a configuration file to determine wether it needs to show cursor or not (useful for x86) johnx 95% Could use some testing on x86 machines with touchscreens.
2008-12-15 - 0.7 Installer for Mer on Diablo b-man 90% Initial versions BZR branch, Fix remaining bugs and upload bootmenu + it to extras-devel
2009-01-16 nit-kernel-compat (support kernel booting rootfs directly), base on nitboot qwerty12 95% In repository - needs testing. Added mtdblock0 devices to images. Stskeeps will test. Current problems: evdev doesn't exist on non-bootmenu tablets. Some problems in tablet-init still.
Open system sounds (startup chime, touchscreen tap, etc) opengeekv2 0%
Include hildon-theme-layout-4-synth (alter to use proper fallback icon theme) and tritanium, meta, okuda, kobayashi from extras-devel none 10% hildon-theme-layout-4-synth now in repository (Stskeeps). Themes seem to depend on maemo4-theme-fixes??
Add FDI for Nokia keyboards (see this and this Darken 10% Check this [1]
Look into porting Powerlaunch or doing an alternative in Python VDVsx 5% Starting
Use lp:~mer-committers/m-r/hildon-input-method & lp:~mer-committers/m-r/hildon-input-method-framework and see if you can get them to work (Fremantle versions) none 0%
Start localization project for Mer, using launchpad (we have .pos, but we need people and translations) none 0%
get a like thing none 0%
Fix C++ in SDK (see straightjacket packages) none 0%
Try to get various Python-based applets working for Mer none 0%
Figure out how to make the theme switcher work. (It's a control panel applet), see none 0%
docpurge should interact better with dpkg and upgrades none 0%
Replacing SDK icons with more modern ones none 0%
Modern kernels, get newer kernels working with the 770, N8x0, and use stlc45xx on N8x0s none 0%
Make kernel-diablo-modules-gserial and implement support with help of rescue menu none 0%
Update debhelper in Mer Scratchbox SDK devkit none 0%
Figure out why python-osso fails to build in SDK none 0%
2009-01-26 Port and build (statusbar applet config qwerty12 90% In repository as hildon-plugins-settings-cpa. Working and text labels working but creates duplicate application menu.
0.7 Working X-terminal with hildon input method working Stskeeps 80% Some vte patches still needed, but working: screenshot
December Proposal for distribution of firmware images including closed-source bits needed for community editions Stskeeps 20% First proposal involving initfs bits proposed through maemo-community. Positive Nokia response
2009-01-17 Move project from launchpad to garage Stskeeps 40% Project retrieved (, Mer on Blockers: Multiple git repositories per project Personal git repositories.
integrate/Mer-ize clipboard-manager (already in repository, but needs to be included into start-hildon etc) johnx 100% In repository.
2009-01-26 Fix key generation of openssh-server so it doesn't do it on imager but does it when booting Darken 100% Managed by first boot wizard - ready for merging from lp:~koudelka-atolcomputers/m-r/first-boot-wizard
2009-01-26 Experiment with Droid Sans within hildon-theme-liberty and alter if it looks good qwerty12 100% In repository. Screenshots & source patches here (in bzr too).
January Missing localization strings in Hildon, (#4001) Stskeeps 100% There are still some strings to be fixed. But that's for l10n people.
2009-01-24 Package up Droid Sans (apache license) qwerty 100% was in ttf-droid in ubuntu universe
2009-01-23 Figure out how to make gnome-keyring invisible to the user Stskeeps 100% Fixed in hildon-desktop-env
2009-01-23 Bring in new changes from;a=summary to xserver-xorg-video-omapfb Stskeeps 100% Now in repository
0.7 qemu-eabi cputransp for Scratchbox qwerty12 100% Deb (i386) & source package provided here.
2009-01-23 Package up advanced-power as a debian source package qwerty12 100% In repository.
2009-01-20 Fix sapwood crash problem on ARMv5t (bug 4023) johnx, RST38h, r2d2rogers 100% Fixed in repository.
2009-01-19 Mer-ize hildon-application-manager Jaffa 100% Screenshots: 1, 2, 3


Bug reports in bugzilla discovered through or related to Mer development in this sprint or outstanding still:

IDSeverityProductStatusResolutionSummary (8 tasks) Assignee
4016blockerMerRESOLVEDFIXEDgnome has broken dependences because of libgnomevfs2-extraCarsten Munk
3858+normalSystem softwareRESOLVEDFIXEDmaemo-launcher build-depends on libhildondesktop-dev, which in turn build-depends on maemo-launcher-devGuillem Jover
3997criticalDevelopment platformRESOLVEDWONTFIXdbus-glib 0.78-0maemo1 causes hildon-desktop to crash in background-manager.hSoumya
4001normalDevelopment platformRESOLVEDWONTFIXMissing en_GB translations for logical names that already existed beforeSoumya
4023+criticalDesktop platformRESOLVEDWONTFIXSapwood doesn't align PixbufOpenRequest properly (crash on 770)Sven Herzberg
3939+normalDesktop platformRESOLVEDWONTFIXsapwood loops infinitely at malformed requestunassigned
4043+enhancementSettings and MaintenanceRESOLVEDFIXEDApplication Manager should not depend on "user" accountunassigned
4039criticalMerRESOLVEDFIXEDKeyboard don't work in new Mer installationCarsten Munk