Closed Bug 1385792 (SM2491-RELNOTE) Opened 3 years ago Closed 3 years ago

Create/Update 2.49.1 Release Notes

Categories

(SeaMonkey :: Website, enhancement)

enhancement
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normal

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED FIXED

People

(Reporter: ewong, Assigned: frg)

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(5 files, 1 obsolete file)

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1336315 +++

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1302639 +++

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1294432 +++

SeaMonkey 2.49b1 release builds will be built soon.

These relnotes can be (begun to be) prepared ahead of the release date, but need to be out by our first beta release.
Blocks: SM2.49b1
Alias: SM249-RELNOTE → SM2491-RELNOTE
Blocks: SeaMonkey2.49ESR
No longer blocks: SM2.49b1
Summary: Create/Update 2.49 Release Notes → Create/Update 2.49.1 Release Notes
marker for NoScript: mention adding "download.cdn.mozilla.net" to Advanced->HTTPS->Behaviour->Never force secure (HTTPS) connection.
Attached patch 1385792-2491relnotes.patch (obsolete) — Splinter Review
Hope it is complete and does not contain too many spelling errors. If it turns out that updates from 2.48 are not working I will push a quick followup fix to the notes.
Assignee: nobody → frgrahl
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #8920811 - Flags: review?(iann_bugzilla)
Comment on attachment 8920811 [details] [diff] [review]
1385792-2491relnotes.patch

>+++ b/src/releases/seamonkey2.49.1/index.en.html
>@@ -15,43 +15,48 @@
> 
> <title>[% rnote.basename %] Release Notes</title>
> </head>
> <body>
> <h1>[% rnote.basename %]</h1>
> 
> <div class="key-point">
> <p>
>-<font size="+2" color="#ff0000"><b>Automatic upgrades from previous versions are
>-not working for this release. Please download the full installer from the downloads section and
>-install SeaMonkey 2.48 manually over the previous version.</b></font>
>+<font size="+2" color="#ff0000"><b>Automatic upgrades from versions prior to 2.48 are
>+not working for this release. Please download the full installer from the downloads
>+section and install SeaMonkey 2.49.1 manually over the previous version.</b></font>
> </p>
> </div>
> 
> <div class="key-point">
>-<p>The Mozilla backend code SeaMonkey is based on, now usually incorporates breaking changes in every release.
>-This is especially true for the Mozilla Gecko add-ons code and the JavaScript interpreter.
>-Consequently, some older extensions <em>may</em> no longer function properly.
>-If you experience any problems please refer to the troubleshooting section first. Especially try to disable extensions
>-first and check if this makes a difference.
>+<p>The Mozilla backend code SeaMonkey is based on, now usually incorporates breaking
>+changes in every release. This is especially true for the Mozilla Gecko add-ons code
>+and the JavaScript interpreter. Consequently, some older extensions <em>may</em> no
>+longer function properly. If you experience any problems please refer to the
>+troubleshooting section first. Especially try to disable extensions first and check
>+if this makes a difference.
> <br>
>-We advise you to back up your profile before upgrading in case you want to go back to a previous version of SeaMonkey.
>+We advise you to back up your profile before upgrading in case you want to go back to
>+a previous version of SeaMonkey.
Nit: you have reformatted to these sections, but to how many characters? Wouldn't it usually be 80? And why only these parts and not other parts that are being changed?

> <h3>SeaMonkey-specific changes</h3>
> <ul>
>-  <li>The bug which prevented you to set the default search engine in SeaMonkey 2.46 has been fixed.
>-    If you see any problems with this please report it in
>-    <a href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1265881">bug 1265881</a>.</li>
>-  <li>Troubleshooting Information in "about:support" is displayed in a better readable layout.</li>
>-  <li>Language support for be, ca, fi, gl, nb-No, tr and uk has been dropped
>-    because the languages are no longer updated for SeaMonkey.</li>
>-</ul>
Do we need to mention that nb-No is being added back in?

Do we need to make it easier to install the correct version of DOM Inspector?

r=me with those addressed / answered.
Attachment #8920811 - Flags: review?(iann_bugzilla) → review+
New version with nits fixed. r+ from IanN retained.

> Nit: you have reformatted to these sections, but to how many characters? Wouldn't it usually be 80? And why only these parts and not other parts that are being changed?

Formatting is generally inconsistent and my changes too :) I now tried to format the changed parts to 80 but left most links alone. Would love to use a standard formatter or discuss the formatting rules. Something for the next status meeting.

> Do we need to mention that nb-No is being added back in?

I think yes. It is a change and a positive one.

> Do we need to make it easier to install the correct version of DOM Inspector?

Done. ewong uploaded it to a distribution dir. I checked with 2.49.2 on Windows and it it works fine.

I changed the system requirements for gtk3 as discussed.
Attachment #8920811 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Attachment #8925243 - Flags: review+
https://hg.mozilla.org/SeaMonkey/seamonkey-project-org/rev/6e349c233536c39f6c8d0092a9dfc11f5828d5d7
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Backed out :(

https://hg.mozilla.org/SeaMonkey/seamonkey-project-org/rev/c9ba679786bf8bfbafe5d7c30367dd6a8d856f70

ewong, download links e.g. 

https://download.mozilla.org/?product=seamonkey-2.49.1&os=win&lang=de

are not working. Could you check this.
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Flags: needinfo?(ewong)
Resolution: FIXED → ---
(In reply to Frank-Rainer Grahl (:frg) from comment #6)
> Backed out :(
> 
> https://hg.mozilla.org/SeaMonkey/seamonkey-project-org/rev/
> c9ba679786bf8bfbafe5d7c30367dd6a8d856f70
> 
> ewong, download links e.g. 
> 
> https://download.mozilla.org/?product=seamonkey-2.49.1&os=win&lang=de
> 
> are not working. Could you check this.

I have a hunch the bouncer/sentry issue was fixed.  I just retriggered
the final verification again to see.  If it is indeed busted,
I'll need to remove the tr stuff

keep you posted
Flags: needinfo?(ewong)
(In reply to Edmund Wong (:ewong) from comment #7)
> (In reply to Frank-Rainer Grahl (:frg) from comment #6)
> > Backed out :(
> > 
> > https://hg.mozilla.org/SeaMonkey/seamonkey-project-org/rev/
> > c9ba679786bf8bfbafe5d7c30367dd6a8d856f70
> > 
> > ewong, download links e.g. 
> > 
> > https://download.mozilla.org/?product=seamonkey-2.49.1&os=win&lang=de
> > 
> > are not working. Could you check this.
> 
> I have a hunch the bouncer/sentry issue was fixed.  I just retriggered
> the final verification again to see.  If it is indeed busted,
> I'll need to remove the tr stuff
> 
> keep you posted

Actually..  I haven't even pushed the snipped yet.  Please repush the
website changes.
Bouncer is still not working. ewong will look into it tomorrow.
Is this correct?
Attachment #8925418 - Flags: review?(frgrahl)
Comment on attachment 8925418 [details] [diff] [review]
[website] update linux offer as GTK3 build not GTK2

Yes
Attachment #8925418 - Flags: review?(frgrahl) → review+
IanN; I already pushed it but could you do a post review. Thanks.

https://hg.mozilla.org/SeaMonkey/seamonkey-project-org/rev
/fb6f86d6af9b8c0fb57748b9fc48ba8b7f33387a
Attachment #8925592 - Flags: review?(iann_bugzilla)
Follow-up to SeaMonkey/seamonkey-project-org changeset c7f7a13ce39b
Also see https://mozilla.logbot.info/seamonkey/20171106#c13809555

I'm not sure if all of these files are actually used, but I figured I'd change them all to be sure.
Attachment #8925737 - Flags: review?(frgrahl)
Comment on attachment 8925737 [details] [diff] [review]
[website] adjust remaining GTK2 occurences to GTK3

Please push once approved, you are up earlier than I...  ;-)
Comment on attachment 8925737 [details] [diff] [review]
[website] adjust remaining GTK2 occurences to GTK3

I think the index.de.html is not used but anything else is. Thanks
Attachment #8925737 - Flags: review?(frgrahl) → review+
Comment on attachment 8925592 [details] [diff] [review]
1385792-downloadsworking.patch

r=me
Attachment #8925592 - Flags: review?(iann_bugzilla) → review+
Status: REOPENED → RESOLVED
Closed: 3 years ago3 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Product: Websites → SeaMonkey
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