Server Team 20090609 meeting minutes

Posted in Ubuntu Server meeting minutes, Uncategorized on June 9th, 2009 by Dave Walker

Here are the minutes of the meeting. They can also be found online
with the irc logs here.


mathiaz reminded that the Ubuntu Developers were now focusing on merging packages from Debian into Karmic. 104 outstanding merges in main and 196 outstanding merges in universe were waiting to be processed at the time of the meeting. Any questions about merges should be asked in #ubuntu-motu or #ubuntu-devel on Freenode.

ACTION: mathiaz to update the list of easy-merges for the Server team.

Karmic Alpha2

mathiaz reported that the next milestone for Karmic was scheduled for Thursday. The Ubuntu Server team will conduct testing of the ubuntu-server isos. Testing is coordinated via the Iso testing tracker where Alpha2 candidates will be posted for review. Once available test cases are run for each iso candidates. Help in this area over the next few days is welcomed.

Drafting specifications

mathiaz reminded that specifications should be finalized this week in time for FeatureDefinitionFreeze.

New members integration

ttx asked for a quick presentation of the different roles that could be taken as part of the Ubuntu Server Team since last week a couple of new faces attended the meeting. mathiaz gave a brief overview presenting support, bug triage, packaging, documentation as the main areas to start contributing. The GettingInvolved page in the Server Team wiki has more information on how to get started.

Heartbeat 2.99 in Karmic

RoAkSoAx announced that version 2.99 of heartbeat had been available in Debian experimental and wondered whether it should be synced in Karmic. mathiaz asked how stable 2.99 was compared to the version currently in unstable (and karmic). RoAkSoAx reported that the Cluster Resource Manager code had been removed from Heartbeat since 2.99.x and replaced by Pacemaker. The Debian maintainer team plans to upload 2.99 to unstable once the last round of testing has been done in experimental.

RoAkSoAx added that he had published package for karmic in his PPA. He plans on conducting some more testing on the packages and asked for more testing from the community as well.

ACTION: RoAkSoAx to write a test case for heartbeat

ACTION: RoAkSoAx to write a blog post for a call for testing heartbeat 2.99 from a PPA

Agree on next meeting date and time

Next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 16th at 15:00 UTC in #ubuntu-meeting.