Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 4 Aug 2017

The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server channel on Freenode. Alternatively, you can sign up and use the Ubuntu Server Team mailing list.

Spotlight: git ubuntu clone

The second post in the series about ‘git ubuntu’ was published this week.
Nish Aravamudan discusses git ubuntu clone and what imported repositories are and what they look like.

cloud-init and curtin

cloud-init

  • Scott Moser made two demos of using Ubuntu and Debian cloud images, KVM, and cloud-init together to customize an instance.
  • Fallback on timesyncd configuration if ntp is not installable (LP: #1686485)
  • Fix /etc/resolve.conf comment added on each reboot (LP: #1701420)
  • Fix integration test building local tree

curtin

  • Removed CentOS curthooks flags
  • Disabled yum plugins during install

Bug Work and Triage

IRC Meeting

Ubuntu Server Packages

Below is a summary of uploads to the development and supported releases. Current status of the Debian to Ubuntu merges is tracked on the Merge-o-Matic page. For a full list of recent merges with change logs please see the Ubuntu Server report.

Uploads to the Development Release (Artful)

apache2, 2.4.27-2ubuntu2, mdeslaur
apache2, 2.4.27-2ubuntu1, nacc
cloud-init, 0.7.9-231-g80bf98b9-0ubuntu1, smoser
curtin, 0.1.0~bzr519-0ubuntu1, smoser
excalibur-logkit, 2.0-11ubuntu3, vorlon
libvirt-python, 3.5.0-1build1, mwhudson
maas, 2.3.0~alpha1-6165-geae082b-0ubuntu1, andreserl
markupsafe, 1.0-1build1, mwhudson
memcached, 1.4.33-1ubuntu3, vorlon
mod-wsgi, 4.5.11-1ubuntu2, jbicha
mysql-5.7, 5.7.19-0ubuntu1, mdeslaur
mysql-5.7, 5.7.18-0ubuntu2, vorlon
openbsd-inetd, 0.20160825-2build1, vorlon
openldap, 2.4.45+dfsg-1ubuntu1, costamagnagianfranco
openssh, 1:7.5p1-5ubuntu1, xnox
pyjunitxml, 0.6-1.2, None
pylibmc, 1.5.2-1build1, mwhudson
python-bcrypt, 3.1.3-1, None
python-sysv-ipc, 0.6.8-2build4, mwhudson
requests, 2.18.1-0ubuntu1, corey.bryant
spice, 0.12.8-2.2, None
tmux, 2.5-3build1, vorlon
ubuntu-advantage-tools, 2, vorlon
unbound, 1.6.4-1build2, vorlon
Total: 24

Uploads to Supported Releases (Trusty, Xenial, Yakkety, Zesty)

libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql, zesty, 2.0.3-6.1ubuntu0.17.04.1, racb
libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql, trusty, 2.0.3-6ubuntu0.1, racb
libapache2-mod-auth-pgsql, xenial, 2.0.3-6.1ubuntu0.16.04.1, racb
libvirt, xenial, 1.3.1-1ubuntu10.12, paelzer
lxc, trusty, 1.0.10-0ubuntu1.1, mdeslaur
lxc, trusty, 1.0.10-0ubuntu1.1, mdeslaur
ntp, trusty, 1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-3ubuntu2.14.04.12, racb
ntp, zesty, 1:4.2.8p9+dfsg-2ubuntu1.2, paelzer
ntp, xenial, 1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu5.6, paelzer
numactl, xenial, 2.0.11-1ubuntu1, serge-hallyn
numactl, zesty, 2.0.11-1ubuntu2, xnox
pollinate, trusty, 4.23-0ubuntu1~14.04.2, vorlon
rabbitmq-server, xenial, 3.5.7-1ubuntu0.16.04.2, mdeslaur
rabbitmq-server, trusty, 3.2.4-1ubuntu0.1, mdeslaur
rabbitmq-server, trusty, 3.2.4-1ubuntu0.1, mdeslaur
rabbitmq-server, xenial, 3.5.7-1ubuntu0.16.04.2, mdeslaur
squid3, xenial, 3.5.12-1ubuntu7.4, racb
ubuntu-advantage-tools, xenial, 2, vorlon
ubuntu-advantage-tools, zesty, 2, vorlon
ubuntu-advantage-tools, trusty, 2, vorlon
ubuntu-advantage-tools, trusty, 2, vorlon
Total: 21

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About the author

Joshua Powers is currently a member of the Ubuntu Server team. He is responsible for delivering technology behind Ubuntu Server including cloud-init, release work, packaging and merges, community bug triage, and the overall quality of the release.

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