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LCFG Deployers' Monthly Meetings

The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2.15pm in the Informatics Forum room 1.15. Notes after the meetings are added in italic to the agenda items. See MonthlyMeetings2013 for notes from earlier meetings.

4th December 2014

This is our Annual Review meeting, see AnnualReview2014 for full details.

6th November 2014

  • SL6 default release will be 6.5 with stable release on Wednesday 5th November
  • SL7:
    • OS base versus id - SystemInformation
    • Package repository layout changes
    • We have now switched to the SL7.0 final release
    • Basic Gnome desktop now functional
    • polkit support
    • dconf support
    • Network device naming
  • SL6 software collections
  • AnnualReview2014 : This year's annual review meeting will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 4th December. The meeting will be followed by an informal gathering in a nearby pub.
  • Disk encryption for desktop machines.

2nd October 2014

  • Mass change to specfiles for component post-install scripts.
  • Changes to mirroring of upstream package repositories.
  • EL7 partitioning : What size /var do MDP users have for desktop machines?
  • Annual Review 2014 : This year's annual review meeting will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 4th December. The meeting will be followed by an informal gathering in a nearby pub.

4th September 2014

  • SL6.5 - date at which this becomes the default SL6 version?
  • Acquiring Kerberos keytab early in the build

7th August 2014

  • EL7 progress:
    • Installer
    • systemd
  • SL6.5 update

3rd July 2014

  • EL7 progress
    • ngeneric changes - IsStarted and control of exit codes, various files moved to /run
    • systemd - Can now manage start/stop of daemons and components
    • Final release of EL7 now available
    • Partition layout?

5th June 2014

  • EL7 progress
    • ControllingDaemons - new way to start/stop/restart daemons
    • BuildDependencies - Improved handling of common LCFG build dependencies
    • Additional standard components - auditd and accessconf
  • systemd
  • Any LCFG requirements of an October Apple Technical Presentation? (JJ)

1st May 2014

  • SL5 is dead (with a stake through the heart...)
  • lcfg-ngeneric changes for the logrotate template
  • SL7/F20 progress
  • New lcfg-grub2 component
  • lcfg-defetc - move more accounts to lcfg/options/localaccounts.h?
  • State of secure mode and contexts.

3rd April 2014

6th March 2014

6th February 2014

  • MEETING CANCELLED

9th January 2014

  • Deployment of the V3 LCFG Client.
  • New LCFG::Profile modules for handling the client XML and DBM files.
  • Follow up on Annual Review discussions.
  • MSc Project

-- Main.squinney - 2014-01-07

Topic revision: r27 - 2015-01-05 - squinney
 
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