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20130226 Meeting Agenda

ARM Status

R/master: upstream landed a patch for the ipv6 stack alignment problem – waiting
for it to enter linux-next or stable before picking it up.
Trying to make the binary pvr omap4 module to work with the
upstream kernel (but so far no success).

Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:


Milestone Targeted Work Items

The above summarizes the remaining work items owned by individuals on
our team for the rest of the cycle.

   apw    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   
      hardware-r-delta-review    3 work items   
      foundations-r-secure-boot    1 work item   
      foundations-r-aarch64    1 work item   
      foundations-r-upstart-user-session-enhancements    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    2 work items   
      hardware-r-kernel-version-and-flavors    2 work items   
      hardware-r-arm-kernel-maintenance    1 work item   
      hardware-r-kernel-misc    1 work item   
   ppisati    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   
   smb    servercloud-r-libvirt    1 work item   
      servercloud-r-xen    2 work items   
   rtg    hardware-r-delta-review    1 work item   

Status: Raring Development Kernel

We have recently uploaded the 3.8.0-7.16 Raring kernel. This upload
contains a fix for CVE-2013-1763 and config updates following a full
v3.8 config review.
Important upcoming dates:

  • Raring:

    • Thurs Mar 07 – 13.04 Feature Freeze (~1 week)
    • Thurs Mar 21 – 13.04 Beta Freeze (~3 weeks)
    • Thurs Mar 28 – 13.04 Beta Release (~4 weeks)

Status: CVE’s

== 2013-02-26 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 36 CVEs on our radar, with 6 CVEs added and 5 CVEs retired this week.
See the CVE matrix for the current list:

    Overall the backlog has decreased slightly this week:

Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Quantal/Precise/Oneiric/Lucid/Hardy

Status for the main kernels, until tiday (Feb. 26):

  • Hardy – Nothing this cycle
  • Lucid – In Prep; (2 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Prep; 4 upstream releases; (68 commits)
  • Precise – In Prep; 2 upstream releases; (197 commits)
  • Quantal – In Prep; 2 upstream releases; (175 commits)

    Due to an high priority CVE, all the stable kernels are being respined this week.
    Current opened tracking bugs details:

    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
    Future stable cadence cycles:

    Note: The week of March 28 is the week the last Hardy and Oneiric kernels may be built.

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