Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 24 Oct 2017

David Britton

on 24 October 2017

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.

Spotlight: Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) Released!

As announced, Artful was released last Thursday. Check out the release notes for more information on changes, download the latest server ISO, or try out our new server installer which uses subiquity.

Work has already begun on the next LTS release: Bionic Beaver!

git-ubuntu

  • Released version 0.4 to edge channel
  • This release reduces the size of the snap and fixes a number of bugs
  • For instructions on how to install see the release announcement linked above

cloud-init

  • Fix systemd mount target due to busy device or already mounted (LP: #1718287)
  • Fix simpleteable object as output string (LP: #1722566)
  • Fix netplan bridge stp boolean (LP: #1721157)
  • Fix cc_ntp to allow empty configuration "ntp:". Fix ntp integration test to provide valid empty ntp config (LP: 1724951)
  • Fixed cc_lxd to allow for missing bridge definitions in lxd cloud-config
  • Numerous test and CI stability improvements

curtin

  • Fix TOCTOU bug with bcache clear_holders (LP: #1700564)
  • Numerous test and CI stability improvements

Bug Work and Triage

IRC Meeting

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)

Archive is not yet open for Bionic

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

cloud-init, xenial, 17.1-18-gd4f70470-0ubuntu1~16.04.2, smoser
cloud-init, zesty, 17.1-18-gd4f70470-0ubuntu1~17.04.2, smoser
ipxe, artful, 1.0.0+git-20161027.b991c67+really20150424.a25a16d-1ubuntu2, andreserl
libseccomp, zesty, 2.3.1-2.1ubuntu2~17.04.1, tyhicks
mysql-5.5, trusty, 5.5.58-0ubuntu0.14.04.1, mdeslaur
mysql-5.7, artful, 5.7.20-0ubuntu0.17.10.1, mdeslaur
mysql-5.7, zesty, 5.7.20-0ubuntu0.17.04.1, mdeslaur
mysql-5.7, xenial, 5.7.20-0ubuntu0.16.04.1, mdeslaur
numactl, xenial, 2.0.11-1ubuntu1.1, xnox
pacemaker, xenial, 1.1.14-2ubuntu1.2, mdeslaur
pacemaker, trusty, 1.1.10+git20130802-1ubuntu2.4, mdeslaur
postfix, xenial, 3.1.0-3ubuntu0.1, nacc
qemu, zesty, 1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.6, paelzer
Total: 13

Contact the Ubuntu Server team

Ubuntu cloud

Ubuntu offers all the training, software infrastructure, tools, services and support you need for your public and private clouds.

Newsletter signup

Select topics you’re
interested in

In submitting this form, I confirm that I have read and agree to Canonical’s Privacy Notice and Privacy Policy.

Related posts

Announcing the new IBM LinuxONE III with Ubuntu

This is a guest blog by Kara Todd, Director, Linux, IBM Z and LinuxONE Enterprises today need the most secure, and flexible system to support their...

Ubuntu Server development summary – 06 August 2019

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....

MAAS 2.6 – ESXi storage, multiple gateways, HTTP boot and more

Canonical is happy to announce the availability of MAAS 2.6. This new release introduces a range of very exciting features and several improvements that...