Server Team 20100210 meeting minutes

Posted in Ubuntu Server meeting minutes, Uncategorized on February 17th, 2010 by Dave Walker

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

Review ACTION points from previous meeting (jib)

  • ACTION: ttx to announce papercuts nominations
    • ttx: done
  • ACTION: zul to do another call to action for the apport hooks involvement
    • zul: will do today
  • ACTION: zul to raise php5.3 update on -server and -devel mailinglist, outline which apps are currently not working with 5.3
    • zul: done

Alpha3 progress review (ttx)

  • Make sure status is updated on each of your blueprint whiteboards EOD on Tuesdays !
  • Prio 1 specs < 70% completed: uec-testing, mysql-5.0, seeds

    • uec-testing (mathiaz)
      • kirkland: testing iso’s today
      • mathiaz: good shape
    • mysql-5.0 (zul)
      • zul: upload today
    • [ACTION] zul to forward issues about ctbd to jelmer to see if those can be lifted before FF
    • [ACTION] zul to do another call to action for the apport hooks involvement
    • Discussion on RHCS, whether to keep in main, move to universe; mailing list thread should reach a conclusion soon
    • daily-vcs (zul)
      • zul: been working on higher priority specs
    • puppet-etckeeper-integration (mathiaz, soren)
      • soren, mathiaz: should merge from debian unstable, not in danger
  • Prio 2 specs < 50% completed: daily-vcs, puppet-etckeeper-integration, puppet-uec-ec2-integration

server-lucid-papercuts (ttx)


server-lucid-apport-hooks update (zul)


  • zul: all prior 1 are done except for openssh its pending a review with cjwatson
  • ttx: As a general reminder, apport hooks are easy, and a great way of contributing your first patches/branches to Ubuntu

Weekly Updates & Questions for the QA Team (soren)

  • smoser: new guy starts: 15th (which is a US holiday) so 16th
  • soren: handed over automatic ISO testing stuff to the QA team. It’ll be running in the DC soon.

Weekly Updates & Questions for the Kernel Team (jjohansen)

  • jjohansen: new EC2 kernel is checked in, has the latest updates, and updated configs

Weekly SRU review (mathiaz)

  • [ACTION] kirkland to propose a karmic fix for bug 503180 in PPA
    • kirkland: to upload karmic eucalyptus iptables fix for SRU, PPA first, then -proposed
      • done
  • Launchpad bug 364581 in mod-auth-mysql “Crash when logging in” [Low,Fix released]

    • mathiaz: accepting

Open Discussion

  • kirkland: tftpd-hpa in lucid sucks
    • stgraber: I’m still not sure about what to do here but I’m very tempted to restore the old behavior
      • done
  • ttx: Ubuntu bug 508382 in bacula “bconsole does not connect to bacula-director” [Medium,Confirmed]

Agree on next meeting date and time

  • ttx: That will be again same place same time, for at least one more week