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Mathias Gug 11-27-2007 07:12 PM

Server Team 2007-11-27 meeting minutes

Here are the minutes of the meeting. They can also be found online, with
the irc logs, here:

=== Review ACTION points from previous meeting ===

mathiaz and dzportwood spent some time drafting the RubyOnRails spec
[1], which was approved for hardy. ScottK heard that the spec made
sense. The next phase is to start implementing it.

[1]: http//

nijaba wrote a tutorial about JeOS [2]. He asked soren and others for
reviewing it.


ivoks started to work on integrating postfix and dovecot. The goal is to
create a postinst script in the mail-server task that will setup postfix
to use dovecot SASL for authentication. Progress is tracked on LP bug
164837 [3].


=== Review each section of the ServerTeam/Roadmap ===

ACTION: sommer will add a section about dovecot+postfix in the packager
section of the roadmap.

nealmcb sent an email about updated factoids. soren suggested they
should be added to ubotu sooner than later. It's trivial to update a
fact once it's there. nealmcb waits for feedback on his proposal.

sommer is currently updating the DNS section of the Server Guide. The
Mail Filtering section is currently reviewed.

sommer suggested that the list of wiki pages that needs to be updated on matches the theme set for bug triaging.

ACTION: sommer to update the section about wiki page on
ACTION: sommer to add samba related pages from h.u.c that needs to be
cleaned up.

mathiaz started to update the Server Roadmap to include the
specifications targeted for Hardy.

ACTION: mathiaz will update the Developer section of the Roadmap with
the specs for hardy.

ScottK asked when writing MIR for server related packages should start.
mathiaz explained that the list will be posted in the spec page [4] so
that the status of this process can be easily tracked. nijaba suggested
to use a table to organize this effort. mathiaz also clarified that MIR
can be written as soon as possible, the sooner, the better.


ACTION: nijaba will update the MIR spec to make it easy to track the
state of writing the MIRs.
ACTION: ScottK will write the amavisd-new MIR.

=== Any Other Business ===

soren mentioned the list of pending-sru [5] for each release. Testing is
needed for each pending sru so that they can be moved from -proposed to


nealmcb talked about LP bug 153996 - libdb4.4 in gutsy breaks postgrey
and subversion. This bug needs an SRU.


ACTION: mathiaz will follow up on bug 153996.

=== Agree on next meeting date and time ===

Next meeting will be on Tuesday, December 4th at 16:00 UTC in


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