The Fedora infrastructure and the release-engineering teams have worked together
to begin to add namespacing to our infrastructure. The idea is that in a near
future Fedora will distribute more than just rpms, such as docker containers but
also other technologies that might arise .
For this, we have been working on a new version of pkgdb2 and a few adjustments
to dist-git allowing to have a docker and a rpm with the same name but under
On Thursday December 17th, we would like to roll out this new release of pkgdb2.
Currently, all your tools: fedpkg, pkgdb-cli, pkgdb-admin should work as they do
today, all changes being backward compatible, but as for everything, there
might be bugs. So we would appreciate if you could let us know as early as
if you think you ran into one, either
- on #fedora-admin on irc.freenode.net
- via a ticket on https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-infrastructure/
If you want to see how the new pkgdb2 looks like, feel free to test our staging
Thank you for your help and understanding,
Pierre for the Fedora Infrastructure team
You are getting this email because you are in the 'fi-apprentice' group
in the fedora account system (or are reading this on the
Feel free to reply just directly to me, or cc the infrastructure list
for everyone to see and comment on.
At the first of every month(or so), I am going to be sending out an
email like this one. I would like feedback on how things are going for
I'd like to ask for everyone to send me a quick reply with the
following data or anything related you can think of that might help us
make the apprentice program more useful.
0. Whats your fedora account system login?
1. Have you logged in and used your fi-apprentice membership to look at
our machines/setup in the last month? Do you plan to?
2. Has it helped you decide any area you wish to focus on or contribute
3. Have you looked at or been able to work on any of the fi-apprentice
4. Do you still wish to be a member of the group? If not (for whatever
reason) could you provide any hints to help others down the road?
5. Is there any help or communication or ideas you have that would help
you do any of the above?
6. What do you find to be the hardest part of getting involved?
Finding things to work on? Getting attention from others to help you?
Finding tickets in your interest area?
7. Have you been able to make any weekly irc meetings? Do you find them
helpful or interesting?
8. Have you logged into our Gobby instance and read/seen/added to our
meeting agenda? https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Gobby
9. Did you know that we are going to be doing a 'technical debt
cleanup' week on 2016-01-06 to 2016-01-09? See:
and come join us.
Any other general feedback is also quite welcome, including
improvements to this email, the wiki page, etc.
Any folks I do not hear from in the next week will be removed from the
group. (Note that it's easy to be readded when you have time or
whatever and it's nothing at all personal, we just want to keep the
group up to date with active folks).
Thanks, and looking forward to your feedback!
2015-12-14 21:38 GMT+01:00 Joe Brockmeier <jzb(a)redhat.com>:
> Hey all,
> So I encouraged a friend to sign up for a FAS account recently and the
> feedback I got was that the captcha is nigh-unreadable. Example here:
> Since most of us don't sign up for new accounts on a regular basis I was
> wondering if folks were aware how abstract the captcha has become?
> Joe Brockmeier | Community Team, OSAS
> jzb(a)redhat.com | http://community.redhat.com/
> Twitter: @jzb | http://dissociatedpress.net/
> websites mailing list
Yes, I agree it's probably hard to read for a new Fedora user who wants to
start contributing, and I also had to look twice to understand the math.
Not sure how much we can do to improve the actual captcha without
substituting it completely, so I'm copying in the Infra folks too to see if
we can improve the readabilty in some way.
This is mainly a question for Matt.
Currently it seems there is a problem with newly added private mirrors
that they never seem to appear in the mirrorlist. I am tracking this for
the last few weeks, but I have not found the cause for this yet. As this
problem does not yet seem very widely spread I did not spent too much
time on it. Recently dl.phx2.fedoraproject.org has been added as a
private mirror and it does not appear in the mirrorlist.
I have now seen that a few URLs have the private flag set in
host_category_url and I am wondering what it exactly means. I see that
these URLs are not added to the mirrorlist servers as opposed to mirror
sites/hosts which have the private flag set. I also do not see in MM2
where this flag can actually be changed and that's why I am wondering if
we somehow set this flag by accident in certain situations and that
maybe it had some different meaning in MM1.
That's why I am hoping that maybe Matt remembers the idea behind this
flag which enables marking URls as private. In MM2 it seems to be
unused, besides that once it is enabled it cannot be disabled and
URLs using it are therefore for ever blocked from the mirrorlist server.
Good morning everyone,
I just cut and push a new pagure release: 0.1.36
Here is the corresponding changelog:
* Mon Dec 14 2015 Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou(a)pingoured.fr> - 0.1.36-1
- Update to 0.1.36
- Add the ssh info on the front page if the repo is empty
- Make the code handling exception be python3 compatible
- Make pagure compatible with F23 (ie: pygit2 0.23.0)
- Fix pagination when rendering the repo blocks (Gaurav Kumar)
- Make the SHOW_PROJECTS_INDEX list what should be showing in the index page
- Adjust pagure to work on recent version of psutils as well as the old one
- Added 'projects' to the blacklisted list of projects (Gaurav Kumar)
- Removed delete icons for non group members on the group info page (Gaurav
- Fixed forbidden error for PR title editing (Gaurav Kumar)
This might very well be the last release before 1.0.
Good Morning everyone,
I just cut a new pkgdb2 release: 1.33.3.
It's a simple bug fix release fixing processing new package requests in pkgdb
Here is the changelog:
* Fri Dec 11 2015 Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou(a)pingoured.fr> - 1.33.3-1
- Update to 1.33.3
- Fix processing new package requests
My name is Jairo Chaves Brenes, and my irc handle is jchaves.
I live in Costa Rica.
I'm joining the project because I want to help to maintain a great distro as Fedora, also I want to increase my technical skills by learning new things at the same time I can put these skills in practice while I help the project and work alongside a very talented group of people.
I just have only 2 years working on Linux as Jr. Sysadmin, I know a little bit of bash scripting, python, ansible, linux, nagios and some information security principles.
I can contribute 3 hours at day.
Good Morning everyone,
I just cut a new pkgdb2 release: 1.33.2.
It's a simple bug fix release making the integration with bugzilla when
requesting a new package work properly.
Here is the changelog:
* Thu Dec 10 2015 Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou(a)pingoured.fr> - 1.33.2-1
- Update to 1.33.2
- Fix the bugzilla integration when requesting a new package in pkgdb
Currently happily running in prod.
The infrastructure team will be having it's weekly meeting tomorrow,
2015-12-10 at 18:00 UTC in #fedora-meeting on the freenode network.
We have a gobby document
(see: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Gobby )
fedora-infrastructure-meeting-next is the document.
Please try and review and edit that document before the meeting and we
will use it to have our agenda of things to discuss. A copy as of today
is included in this email.
If you have something to discuss, add the topic to the discussion area
with your name. If you would like to teach other folks about some
application or setup in our infrastructure, please add that topic and
your name to the learn about section.
= Introduction =
This shared document is for the next fedora infrastructure meeting.
We will use it over the week before the meeting to gather status and info and
discussion items and so forth, then use it in the irc meeting to transfer
information to the meetbot logs.
= Meeting start stuff =
#startmeeting Infrastructure (2015-12-10)
#chair smooge relrod nirik abadger1999 lmacken dgilmore mdomsch threebean pingou puiterwijk pbrobinson
#topic New folks introductions / Apprentice feedback
= Status / information / Trivia / Announcements =
(We put things here we want others on the team to know, but don't need to discuss)
(Please use #info <the thing> - your name)
#topic announcements and information
#info [release] supybot-fedmsg: 0.2.0 - Ralph
#info [release] nuancier 0.9.0 and 0.10.0 - Pierre-Yves
#info [release] pkgdb2: 1.33.0 and 1.33.1 - Pierre-Yves
#info Installed a rhel7 hosted01, we need to work on getting it ready to migrate hosted03 to - kevin
#info New arm koji/db is ready to migrate to, hopefully soon - kevin
#info Equalogics outage, all data safe and now we are updated on firmware - patrick
#info REMINDER: no meetings on the 24th or 31st - everyone
#info REMINDER: technical debt work week jan 5th to 8th - everyone
#info REMINDER: smooge and nirik will be at phx jan 11th to 15th - nirik/smooge
#info All Fedora hosts will now auto apply security updates daily - kevin
#info ntp in phx2 now uses bastion01/02 everything else uses public rhel pool - kevin
#info Our playbook almost all ansible 2.0 ready - kevin
= Things we should discuss =
We use this section to bring up discussion topics. Things we want to talk about
as a group and come up with some consensus or decision or just brainstorm a
problem or issue. If there are none of these we skip this section.
(Use #topic your discussion topic - your username)
= Learn about some application or setup in infrastructure =
(This section, each week we get 1 person to talk about an application or setup
that we have. Just going over what it is, how to contribute, ideas for improvement,
etc. Whoever would like to do this, just add the info in this section. In the
event we don't find someone to teach about something, we skip this section
and just move on to open floor.)
2015-12-10 - ansible 2.0 - kevin
2015-12-18 - ????
2015-12-24 - no meeting
2015-12-31 - no meeting
#topic Learn about: ansible 2.0 - kevin
= Meeting end stuff =
#topic Open Floor
About cloud sig group in infra cloud - kushal
I am writing to you in regards to your 'whatthefuck.computer' blog on
the Fedora Planet aggregate blog. Fedora as a project aims to be family
friendly, and I as a parent try to shield my kids as best I can from
profanity (which seems to get harder every day). My children are being
raised as open source advocates, and I have Fedora Magazine and Fedora
Planet set as their home pages in their browsers. The problem is that
when there is something from your blog posted on the Planet, the page is
blocked due to key word filtering.
I am respectfully requesting for you to either change the name of your
blog, or voluntarily remove it from the Fedora Planet.
Dan Mossor, RHCSA
Fedora Server WG | Fedora KDE WG | Fedora QA Team
Fedora Ambassador | Fedora CommOps
FAS: dmossor IRC: danofsatx
San Antonio, Texas, USA