Originally published at: Infrastructure & Release Engineering Update - Week 44 2023 – Fedora Community Blog
This is a weekly report from the I&R (Infrastructure & Release Engineering) Team. It also contain updates for CPE (Community Platform Engineering) Team as the CPE initiatives are in most cases tied to I&R work.
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: 30 Oct – 03 Nov 2023
Infrastructure & Release Engineering
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.).
- AWS cli token
- release-monitoring.org certificate renewed
- Update the developer doc
- Revamp the top level index page in doc
- Mailing lists for Forester project
- Purge IRC bridging and dead IRC puppets from #centos-hyperscale:fedoraproject.org
CentOS Infra including CentOS CI
- Reconfigure storage disks on a donated server
- Put snapshot of CentOS Stream 9 compose on buildlogs.c.o
- Create a bot account for tagging CBS packages
- Fix PDC composes
- Add epel9 release to mdapi
- fedora-scm-requests not processed automatically
- Create Fedora 39 Final candidates
- Fedora Media Writer 5.0.8 released
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).
- Documented EPEL Steering Committee voting process
- Hosted EPEL Stakeholders call
- Blocked broken redhat-lsb package from going to EPEL 9 repo
- Engaged with FESCo to discuss retiring redhat-lsb
- Reviewed new lsb_release package to provide a limited purpose minimal alternative to redhat-lsb
- Updated caddy in EPEL 8 and EPEL 9 to fix default test/welcome page
The ARC (which is a subset of the CPE team) investigates possible initiatives that CPE might take on.
- Dist-Git decoupling & ecosystem mapping