Ubuntu Server development summary – 13 February 2018

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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.

cloud-init

  • cloud-init status –wait blocks until all stages complete (LP: #1747965)
  • SRU EC2 upgrade path fix for ‘systemctl restart cloud-init.service’ (LP:1748354)
  • Fix ds-identify nocloud detection with bind mounted writable/system-data directory (LP: #1747070)
  • Tests: include missing unitests in python2.6 environments. Fix py2.6 incompatilibilies

curtin

  • Fix image url download for python2.7. Fix CI to avoid image downloads when source version is unspecified.
  • Curtin zfsroot as fstype for MAAS (Experimental)
  • LiveCD undesired swap behavior. Curtin needs to unmount auto-mounted swaps

Bug Work and Triage

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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.

Proposed Uploads to the Supported Releases

Please consider testing the following by enabling proposed, checking packages for update regressions, and making sure to mark affected bugs verified as fixed.

Total: 9

Uploads released to the Supported Releases

Total: 20

Uploads to the Development Release

Total: 39

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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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