[OpenAFS-devel] OpenAFS release team weekly meeting

Michael Meffie mmeffie@sinenomine.net
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 14:31:12 -0400

OpenAFS release team weekly meeting

Date: June 10, 2021

- Stephan Wiesand, Release Manager
- Benjamin Kaduk
- Yadavendra Yadav
- Michael Meffie
- Cheyenne Wills

The weekly release team meetings are held on Thursdays at 16:00 UTC (12:00 EDT)
in release-team@conference.openafs.org on jabber. Please request login
information if you would like to participate. Logs are available at:



* AFS Technologies Workshop is next week.


1.8.x stable

* 1.8.8pre1 has been tagged in git and the source distribution
  has been released on http://openafs.org.

* Stephan will make 1.8.8pre1 announcements today or tomorrow.

* 1.8.8 final may include more changes for FBSB.

* Cheyenne reports success with latest linux 5.13-rc5 on
  1.8.x and master.

1.9.x devel/master

* Ben updated documentation changes regarding the obsolete
  "NoAuth" file.

* Cheyenne submitted 14631 to fix stricter warnings to errors
  on recent clang (seen on Big Sur).

* Ben mentioned some c-tap tests are failing on the ubuntu18
  buildbot. Maybe system related. Mike to investigate.

* Yadav reports build failures on linux because CONFIG_PPC_QUEUED_SPINLOCKS is
  enabled, and due to this spinlock operation use GPL shared_processor variable.
  This is specific to the ppc64le arch. A patch has been submitted to fix the
  issue. Ref https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1966245


* Mike disabled showing urls in the new buildbot verifications
  for the time being, since those are incorrect until the
  DNS cutover.


Merged onto 'openafs-stable-1_8_x' branch since 2021-06-03:

14264 Make OpenAFS 1.8.8pre1
14540 Update NEWS for 1.8.8pre1
14627 afscp: Link against opr/roken/hcrypto
14616 afs: free the Buffers array correctly during shutdown
14615 afs: Actually free resources during warm shutdown
14614 vol: ensure ih package defaults are set for salvage
14613 vol: move ih_PkgDefaultsSet check inside ih_PkgDefaults
14612 afsd: remove unused variable afs_shutdown
14611 afs: remove duplicate declaration for afs_shutdown()
14610 afs: afsd -shutdown sets afs_cold_shutdown too soon
14600 macos: delegate sock_* calls to bkg daemons
14605 afs: Add AFS_USPC_SHUTDOWN bkg request
14598 macos: packaging support for MacOS X 11.0
14597 macos: add support for MacOS 11.0

Updated for 'openafs-stable-1_8_x' branch since 2021-06-03:

14594 warn when starting without keys

Merged onto 'master' branch since 2021-06-03:

14637 afs: Avoid creating unused conns

Updated for 'master' branch since 2021-06-03:

12142 Remove recommendation to use NoAuth from NoAuth.5
14638 Remove NoAuth procedures from Admin Guide
14465 rx: compare RX_ACK_TYPE_ACK as a bit-field
14618 cmd: Allow "--" as an end-of-options delimiter
12744 Test change to check gerrit buildbot integration
14631 cf: Resolve implicit function definition for memset
14317 tests: Introduce 'make check TESTS=test/name'
14636 tests: Remove check/test/tests subdir targets
13540 fs: Avoid unnecessary cell DNS lookups
14632 tests: Generalize temp dir management
14318 tests: Introduce libafstest_common
14617 Remove rpctestlib
14547 Remove a few unused opr/util components
14081 bozo: Introduce bnode_Wait()
14080 opr: Allow softsig handlers for SIGFPE
14079 opr: Assert opr_cv_timedwait return codes
14040 tests: Introduce is_command()
14619 tests: Avoid verbose output for 'make check V=0'
14319 tests: Introduce afstest_*_path()
14620 tests: Introduce afstest_asprintf
14635 rxgk: Introduce and use afs_time64 for time
14634 rxgk: Add key derivation tests
14633 rx: Introduce rx_opaque_stringify
14593 auth: Pass 'dir' to rxgk_NewServerSecurityObject
14582 bozo: Use ViceLog-based logging
14110 Translate rxgk error codes in translate_et
14029 rxgk: Convert RXGK_ autoconf vars to RXGK_ONLY
14028 audit: Remove unnecessary conn/peer checks
14027 Remove unused rxkad_GetServerInfo parameters
14026 util: Introduce ViceLog_limit
14025 util: Log to stderr by default
10291 bozo: add build support for pthreaded bosserver
10286 bozo: pthread support
14623 Remove kdump
14629 rx: Cleanup rx.h
13723 bozo: add -skip-root-check option

Michael Meffie <mmeffie@sinenomine.net>