Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 21 Nov 2017

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Spotlight: cloud-init IPv6 Support for EC2

Chad Smith, a cloud-init team member, wrote up a post on the automatic configuration of IPv6 on EC2 instances. He details the steps required to add in the support and some additional improvements that could be made.

cloud-init

  • Released stable release update (SRU) of 17.1-27-geb292c18 (LP: #1721847)
  • Cleanup dhclient background process after EC2 network discovery.
  • ntp: fix configuration template rendering for openSUSE and SLES (Robert Schweikert) LP: #1726572
  • fix manually running cloud-init after upgrade (LP: #1732917)

Bug Work and Triage

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 (Bionic)

amavisd-new, 1:2.11.0-1ubuntu1, paelzer
cloud-init, 17.1-41-g76243487-0ubuntu1, smoser
docker.io, 17.03.2-0ubuntu1, mwhudson
exim4, 4.89-9ubuntu1, paelzer
golang-context, 1.1-2ubuntu2, mwhudson
golang-dbus, 4.1.0-1, None
golang-github-mattn-go-colorable, 0.0.6-2, None
golang-github-mattn-go-runewidth, 0.0.2+git20170510.3.97311d9-1ubuntu2, mwhudson
golang-github-olekukonko-tablewriter, 0.0~git20170719.0.be5337e-1ubuntu2, mwhudson
golang-github-pborman-uuid, 0.0+git20150824.0.cccd189-1ubuntu10, mwhudson
golang-gocapability-dev, 0.0~git20160928.0.e7cb7fa-1ubuntu3, mwhudson
golang-golang-x-net-dev, 1:0.0+git20170629.c81e7f2+dfsg-1ubuntu2, mwhudson
golang-gopkg-flosch-pongo2.v3, 3.0+git20141028.0.5e81b81-0ubuntu10, mwhudson
golang-gopkg-lxc-go-lxc.v2, 0.0~git20161126.1.82a07a6-0ubuntu8, mwhudson
golang-gopkg-tomb.v2, 0.0~git20161208.0.d5d1b58-1ubuntu3, mwhudson
golang-goprotobuf, 0.0~git20170808.0.1909bc2-1ubuntu2, mwhudson
golang-petname, 2.8-0ubuntu2, mwhudson
golang-x-text, 0.0~git20170627.0.6353ef0-1ubuntu2, mwhudson
golang-x-text, 0.0~git20170627.0.6353ef0-1ubuntu2, mwhudson
irqbalance, 1.2.0-0.2, None
ldns, 1.7.0-3ubuntu1, timo-jyrinki
libmemcached, 1.0.18-4.2, None
lxd, 2.20-0ubuntu4, stgraber
lxd, 2.20-0ubuntu3, stgraber
lxd, 2.20-0ubuntu2, stgraber
lxd, 2.20-0ubuntu1, stgraber
maas, 2.3.0-6434-gd354690-0ubuntu1, andreserl
nut, 2.7.4-5.1ubuntu2, paelzer
procmail, 3.22-26, None
qemu, 1:2.10+dfsg-0ubuntu5, paelzer
ruby2.3, 2.3.5-1ubuntu4, doko
ruby2.3, 2.3.5-1ubuntu3, doko
ruby2.3, 2.3.5-1ubuntu2, doko
ruby2.3, 2.3.5-1ubuntu1, doko
ruby2.3, 2.3.5-1, None
sssd, 1.15.3-3ubuntu1, paelzer
sysstat, 11.6.0-1ubuntu1, paelzer
tgt, 1:1.0.72-1ubuntu1, paelzer
Total: 38

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

bind9, zesty, 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-10.1ubuntu5.3, paelzer
bind9, xenial, 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.9, paelzer
cloud-init, xenial, 17.1-27-geb292c18-0ubuntu1~16.04.1, smoser
cloud-init, zesty, 17.1-27-geb292c18-0ubuntu1~17.04.1, smoser
cloud-init, artful, 17.1-27-geb292c18-0ubuntu1~17.10.1, smoser
docker.io, xenial, 17.03.2-0ubuntu1~16.04.1, mwhudson
docker.io, zesty, 17.03.2-0ubuntu1~17.04.1, mwhudson
docker.io, artful, 17.03.2-0ubuntu1~17.10.1, mwhudson
docker.io, xenial, 1.13.1-0ubuntu1~16.04.2, mwhudson
docker.io, zesty, 1.13.1-0ubuntu1~17.04.1, mwhudson
juju-core, xenial, 2.2.6-0ubuntu0.16.04.3, mwhudson
juju-core, zesty, 2.2.6-0ubuntu0.17.04.3, mwhudson
juju-core, xenial, 2.2.6-0ubuntu0.16.04.2, mwhudson
juju-core, zesty, 2.2.6-0ubuntu0.17.04.2, mwhudson
libvirt-python, xenial, 1.3.1-1ubuntu1.1, paelzer
lxd, xenial, 2.20-0ubuntu4~16.04.1, stgraber
lxd, zesty, 2.20-0ubuntu4~17.04.1, stgraber
lxd, artful, 2.20-0ubuntu4~17.10.1, stgraber
procmail, artful, 3.22-25ubuntu0.17.10.1, mdeslaur
procmail, zesty, 3.22-25ubuntu0.17.04.1, mdeslaur
procmail, xenial, 3.22-25ubuntu0.16.04.1, mdeslaur
procmail, trusty, 3.22-21ubuntu0.2, mdeslaur
qemu, artful, 1:2.10+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1, paelzer
qemu, zesty, 1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.8, dannf
samba, artful, 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1ubuntu3.1, mdeslaur
samba, zesty, 2:4.5.8+dfsg-0ubuntu0.17.04.8, mdeslaur
samba, xenial, 2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.12, mdeslaur
samba, trusty, 2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.13, mdeslaur
sssd, xenial, 1.13.4-1ubuntu1.9, paelzer
strongswan, artful, 5.5.1-4ubuntu2.1, paelzer
websockify, xenial, 0.6.1+dfsg1-1ubuntu1, corey.bryant
Total: 31

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David is the engineering manager of Ubuntu Server. He is focused on making sure Ubuntu Server is a world-class platform for delivery of enterprise and cloud-native workloads.

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