Server Team 20100831 meeting minutes

Posted in Ubuntu Server meeting minutes, Uncategorized on September 2nd, 2010 by Dave Walker

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

  • Agenda
    • Review ACTION points from previous meeting
      • SpamapS to submit rubygems change proposal as Important bug in Debian and CC ubuntu-devel
      • jjohansen to review bug 493156
      • zul to review papercut status of bug 582963
      • ttx to make burnup charts available to people who want them
    • Maverick development (jib)
      • Beta milestone release (ttx) – Beta-milestoned bugs and ISO testing
      • Post-beta work – Maverick bugs and release status page (ttx)
    • Weekly Updates & Questions for the QA Team (hggdh)
    • Weekly Updates & Questions for the Kernel Team (jjohansen)
      • pv-ops kernel status update
    • Weekly Updates & Questions for the Documentation Team (sommer)
    • Weekly Updates & Questions for the Ubuntu Community Team (kim0)
    • Papercuts Maverick retrospective (ttx)
    • Open Discussion
    • Announce next meeting date and time
      • Tuesday 2010-09-07 at 1800 UTC – #ubuntu-meeting
  • Minutes
  • Meeting Actions
    • jjohansen to provide tests for bug 582963 and request SRU
  • ACTIONS from previous meeting
    • SpamapS to submit rubygems change proposal as Important bug in Debian and CC ubuntu-devel
      • submitted, discussion had, consensus reached…
      • rubygems 1.9.1 to be merged into ruby 1.9, and gems to be placed in /usr/local/bin
      • copious congratulations and kudos from all around to Spamaps
    • jjohansen to review bug 493156 (“Please enable CONFIG_TASK_DELAY_ACCT”)
      • test kernel built, but not yet submitted for SRU
    • zul to review papercut status of bug 582963
      • Done, in apache now
      • side effect in the form of a new SSl bug
      • zul may revert
    • ttx to make burnup charts available to people who want them
      • http://people.canonical.com/~ttx/current-milestone-progress.svg is refreshed hourly
  • Maverick development (jib)
    • beta cycle is winding down (ends this thursday)
      • we are mostly on track
    • iso testing coming up soon
    • jib and ttx finalizing RC plan on friday
    • ttx described in detail how to prioritize work
      • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/MaverickReleaseStatus
      • Milestoned bugs — those have high priority
      • high priority meaning, spec work is even secondary
      • then you have “High, release targeted bugs”
      • and finally “Other release-targeted bugs” – targets of opportunity
    • ttx points out that week between Beta release and FinalFreeze is time to fix seemingly basic bugs
  • Weekly Updates & Questions for the QA Team (hggdh)
    • QA team changing the way regression tags are used – RFC out soon
    • mathiaz announces that he has automated all of the iso testing
  • Weekly Updates & Questions for the Kernel Team (jjohansen)
    • Bug #606373 – sporadic console output – looking for a race
    • Bug #620994 (xen kernel BUG) – after extensive testing doesn’t affect, Maverick or Lucid
    • Bug #614853 (kernel panic divide error) – could not replicate
    • Bug 621175 (virtual kernel contains too many modules) – will have to be fixed post-beta
  • Papercuts Maverick retrospective (ttx)
    • 48 targets; 25 bugs fixed; 8 invalidated; 3 waiting on upstream; 12 postponed
    • ttx frets that the effort failed in bringing in new contributors
    • kirkland asks how many users were made happier with Ubuntu Server
      • tough to quantify
    • kirkland and mathiaz agree that it is nice dedicating time to fix small bugs
    • hallyn and Spamaps concur that it was a useful exercise for learning about packaging
    • We will further discuss at UDS-N
  • Agree on next meeting date and time
    • Next meeting will be on Tuesday, September 7th at 18:00 UTC in #ubuntu-meeti