Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 05 Dec 2017

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cloud-init

  • Queued upstream for merge into Bionic
  • Queued 17.1.46 SRU for Xenial, Zesty, and Artful
  • Fix EC2 race on sandboxed dhclient’s pidfile during tempdir teardown (LP: #1735331)
  • Enable Bionic in Integration Tests
  • Create LXD and KVM Integration Tests in Jenkins

curtin

  • Added mount ‘options’ parameter to the mount storage configuration structure
  • curthooks.write_files legacy support (LP: #1731709)
  • Merged control of curtin install unmounting
  • Added rootfs on lvm test to vmtests (LP: #1731490)
  • Fix Bionic netdeps
  • Enable Bionic in vmtests

Postgres

  • Bionic now has postgresql version 10 (LP: #1733527)

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)

byobu, 5.124-0ubuntu1, kirkland
byobu, 5.123-0ubuntu2, doko
cloud-init, 17.1-46-g7acc9e68-0ubuntu1, smoser
cluster-glue, 1.0.12-7, None
crmsh, 3.0.1-2ubuntu2, vorlon
crmsh, 3.0.1-2ubuntu1, vorlon
dovecot, 1:2.2.33.2-1ubuntu1, paelzer
exim4, 4.89-9ubuntu3, mdeslaur
iproute2, 4.9.0-1ubuntu3, paelzer
nmap, 7.60-1ubuntu2, doko
rrdtool, 1.7.0-0ubuntu3, doko
rrdtool, 1.7.0-0ubuntu2, doko
rrdtool, 1.7.0-0ubuntu1, doko
Total: 13

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

cloud-init, xenial, 17.1-46-g7acc9e68-0ubuntu1~16.04.1, smoser
cloud-init, zesty, 17.1-46-g7acc9e68-0ubuntu1~17.04.1, smoser
cloud-init, artful, 17.1-46-g7acc9e68-0ubuntu1~17.10.1, smoser
exim4, artful, 4.89-5ubuntu1.2, mdeslaur
exim4, zesty, 4.88-5ubuntu1.3, mdeslaur
ipxe, zesty, 1.0.0+git-20150424.a25a16d-1ubuntu2.2, andreserl
ipxe, xenial, 1.0.0+git-20150424.a25a16d-1ubuntu1.2, andreserl
libvirt-python, xenial, 1.3.1-1ubuntu1.1, paelzer
lxd, xenial, 2.0.11-0ubuntu1~16.04.2, stgraber
maas, xenial, 2.3.0-6434-gd354690-0ubuntu1~16.04.1, andreserl
maas, zesty, 2.3.0-6434-gd354690-0ubuntu1~17.04.1, andreserl
maas, artful, 2.3.0-6434-gd354690-0ubuntu1~17.10.1, andreserl
mailman, trusty, 1:2.1.16-2ubuntu0.3, paelzer
php7.0, xenial, 7.0.25-0ubuntu0.16.04.1, nacc
php7.1, artful, 7.1.11-0ubuntu0.17.10.1, nacc
strongswan, artful, 5.5.1-4ubuntu2.1, paelzer
Total: 16

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