Originally published at: CPE Weekly update – Week 40 2023 – Fedora Community Blog
This is a weekly report from the CPE (Community Platform Engineering) Team. If you have any questions or feedback, please respond to this report or contact us on #redhat-cpe channel on matrix.
We provide you both infographic and text version of the weekly report. If you just want to quickly look at what we did, just look at the infographic. If you are interested in more in depth details look below the infographic.
Week: 02 October – 06 October 2023
Highlights of the week
Infrastructure & Release Engineering
Goal of this Initiative
Purpose of this team is to take care of day to day business regarding CentOS and Fedora Infrastructure and Fedora release engineering work.
It’s responsible for services running in Fedora and CentOS infrastructure and preparing things for the new Fedora release (mirrors, mass branching, new namespaces etc.).
The ARC (which is a subset of the team) investigates possible initiatives that CPE might take on.
- Fix: Instructions to try out mm2 don’t work anymore
- fedorapeople.org: Allow README files to be included in public_html directory listings
- Merge Fedora Pride on matrix.org with our pride:fp.o room
CentOS Infra including CentOS CI
- Solved whole rack down in Community Cage, impacting multiple services/workloads
- Add docs for Virtualization SIG
- Fixed stream CI/QA environment is down
- Fixed QA/CI testing infra for Stream tests is down/unreachable
- Rekey Stream infra with TLS certs signed by new RH CA
Goal of this initiative
Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (or EPEL) is a Fedora Special Interest Group that creates, maintains, and manages a high quality set of additional packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL), Oracle Linux (OL).
EPEL packages are usually based on their Fedora counterparts and will never conflict with or replace packages in the base Enterprise Linux distributions. EPEL uses much of the same infrastructure as Fedora, including buildsystem, bugzilla instance, updates manager, mirror manager and more.
- Restored rxvt-unicode package to EPEL 7 to revert a policy-breaking update, which also correctly fixed CVE-2022-4170
- Updated cacti in EPEL 7, EPEL 8, and EPEL 9 to resolve 18 CVEs
- Added python-k5test to rawhide in order to enable tests for python-krb5
- EPEL Survey 2023 finished! Checking the results.