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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 1 May 2017

Coordinates: Conference: 719-284-5267, PIN: 57363; https://www.uberconference.com/osgblin

Attending: BrianL, Carl, Derek, Marian, Mat, TimT

Announcements

  • HTCondor Week Tuesday - Friday
  • Suchandra on vacation until 5/5

Triage Duty

  • This week: TimT
  • Next week: BrianL
  • 10 (+6) open tickets

JIRA

# of tickets Δ State
167 −4 Open
18 −5 In Progress
18 +15 Ready for Testing
1 +1 Ready for Release

Release Schedule

Version Development Freeze Package Freeze Release Notes
3.3.24 2017-04-25 2017-05-01 2017-05-09
3.3.25 2017-05-30 2017-06-05 2017-06-13 5 week cycle
3.3.26 2017-06-26 2017-07-03 2017-07-11 Independence Day

Notes: Additional “urgent” releases may be scheduled for the 4th Tuesday of each month. The Testing date is when acceptance testing will be scheduled for releasable packages; if a package is added after this date, it may not be possible to schedule adequate testing time, thereby forcing it into the next release.

OSG Software Team

  • Package freeze today
  • Utilizing JIRA ticket type and dropping unused types:
    • Access
    • Change
    • Fault
    • IT Help
    • Ongoing
    • Purchase
    • Request
    • Story
    • Sub-task-ongoing
    • Technical task

Discussions

  • XRootD 4.6.1 release candidate has CMS/OSG approval (Marian) but no new version cut yet. Punting to the next release.
  • VOMS Admin Server also punted to next release.
  • BrianL will start removing above unused JIRA ticket types next week and writing a summary for remaining ticket types

Support Update

  • UMich (BrianL) - Bob Ball's security handshakes were due to a local network issue
  • UW-Madison (Carl) - Working on discrepancies with APEL reporting

OSG Release Team

  • Tim Theisen is handling the May 9th release
  • Package freeze today
  • VO Package v73
  • Need help testing; Xin gone, Suchandra on vacation, Brian Lin mired in management, HTCondor Week this week
3.3.24 Δ Status
2 -6 Open
3 -5 In Progress
14 +11 Ready for Testing
1 +1 Ready for Release
20 +1 Total

OSG 3.3.24

  • Ready for Testing
    • osg-configure 1.7.0
      • Edit lcmaps.db to use the VOMS plugin
        • Add template lcmaps.db files
      • drop unused BDII data
      • Don't error out if user-vo-map missing, issue warning with suggestion
    • Fix HTCondor Gratia probe to not call .eval() if not present
    • CVMFS X.509 helper - fix for running inside a container
    • gsissh in tarballs
    • HTCondor 8.6.2 in Upcoming
    • osg-build 1.9.0
      • Split osg-build into subpackages
      • add supprt for git repos in .source files (for HCC)
      • osg-build notes default options
      • add support for 3.4
  • Ready for Release
    • Upcoming: GlideinWMS 3.3.2

Discussions

OSG Investigations Team

Top priority is the APEL reports from GRACC. They need to debugged this week! GRACC-19

Last Week

  • Lots of GRACC work, still taking some time
  • BLAHP work, lots of little changes here and there.
  • Stashcp to handle multiple origins
  • StashCache documentation for admins of caches & origins

This Week

  • More GRACC transition.
  • Finish up BLAHP initial pull request

Ongoing