Ubuntu Server development summary – 22 May 2018

Hello Ubuntu Server

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

  • Ubuntu Bionic SRU validation of 18.2.27 complete
  • Enable Ubuntu Cosmic Integration tests
  • typos: Fix spelling mistakes in cc_mounts.py log messages [Stephen Ford]

curtin

  • efibootmgr filter order by entries (LP: #1767584)
  • Support tmpfs and ramfs mounts (LP: #1767979)
  • Zero former zfs filesystem without zfs installed (LP: #1768384)
  • Revamp clear-holders (LP: #1768893)
  • Better cleanup on ceph devices (LP: #1768893)
  • Fix i386 support (LP: #1768709)
  • Allow enabling proposed during vmtest

open-vm-tools

  • Provide most recent version (10.2) back into Ubuntu Xenial for better virtual hardware support
  • With future releases, will continue to backport latest version back to the latest Ubuntu LTS

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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.

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: 8

Uploads Released to the Supported Releases

Total: 16

Uploads to the Development Release

Total: 21

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