[Foundations] Release Meeting 2012-03-30

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 30 14:12:26 UTC 2012

== What was done engineering wise? ==

 * Containers:
  * LXC now works properly with apparmor blocking most of the known
    security issues.
  * Released arkose 1.5.1 (bugfix and translations update).

 * Archive and release management:
  * Major queuebot improvements.
  * Removed one of the two remaining reasons archive admins need full
    write access to the archive.
  * Landed Launchpad branch to open up -proposed for use during
    development (pending deployment).
  * Landed lp-buildd performance improvements.
  * Working with IS to reallocate Beagles as livefs buildds.

 * ARM:
  * Uploaded pvr sgx driver.
  * Stopwatched initramfsless boot on panda to serial login prompt: with
    initramfs 50s, without initramfs 25s.  Still need to test the
    minimal initrd case.

 * Boot and services:
  * Upstart 1.5 release, Ubuntu merge, and documentation updates.

== Summary of bugs working on by team (reasonably reliable) ==

 * Bug 759545 ("user prompted to update unmodified grub configuration
   during Ubuntu server upgrade")
 * Bug 871030 ("apport should disallow filing bugs for package install
   failures when they conflict with non-Ubuntu packages")
 * Bug 831768 ("aptitude cannot handle conflicts with multiarch
 * Bug 963471 ("Not all OS shown in grub-install screen at end of
 * Bug 965371 ("HTTPS requests fail on some sites on Ubuntu 12.04")
 * Bug 645818 ("Unknown keyword in configuration file: gfxboot")
 * Bug 553745 ("plymouthd crashed with SIGSEGV in
 * Bug 849414 ("plymouthd crashed with SIGSEGV in

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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