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OSTEP Meeting 2013-04-11


OSTEP Team Meeting 2013-04-11

Today's Big Question Redux: Are we on-track to release a great Pidora 18 on April 22/23?

  • Same as last week but slightly bigger - ~2.3G
  • Known problems
    • Comps file - yum warning (ctyler)
    • About 20 unsigned packages incl. parts of webgtk3 (fossjon + oatley)
    • Branding
      • Spinning logo is present but disabled - remove (agreene)
      • cpe identifier is "Fedora" - check (chris)
      • Pidora name needs to be introduced everywhere appropriate (agreene)
    • Documentation
      • Release notes (agreene + ctyler)
        • Include network control with "ip", and how to install "ifconfig" for the greybeards
      • Installation notes (fossjon)
      • System Requirements (fossjon)
      • Headless (agreene)
    • Testing
      • Test on 256 + 512MB Pi (all!)
      • Test headless (agreene)
      • Test audio (analog, hdmi) (fossjon)
      • Test composite video (fossjon)
      • Tested wireless - works OK (agreene)
      • Test other languages & Keyboards & Timezones (agreene)
      • Basic functionality
        • Browsing (oatley)
        • Networking (agreene)
        • Tested yum - working with baseurl (agreene)
        • Languages
          • Pi demo source compiles (ctyler)
          • Python (fossjon)
          • Bash (agreene)
          • Perl (fossjon)
          • C/C++ (ctyler)
          • Ruby (?)
        • Web serving
          • httpd (oatley)
          • PHP (oatley)
        • GPIO and LED control in /sys/class (ctyler)
        • i2c and spi devices in /dev (ctyler)
        • Serial (ctyler)
        • Device control libraries (ctyler)
          • GPIO.py¬†???? (ctyler)
        • Performance sanity-check (LD_PRELOAD of memcpy/memfill libraries appears to make no or negative difference) (all)
  • Release Readiness
    • Mirroring (ctyler)
      • Master mirror
      • Mirrors
      • Mirrorlist server functionality
      • repo files in pidora-release
    • Installer (fossjon)
      • Mirroring in place
      • Installer able to serve mirror list
    • Alternate installation (not using the installer) ()
    • Bug tracking (agreene)
      • Bugzilla or Trac?
  • Release awareness
    • Videos
      • How to install
      • What it looks like
      • How to add/remove/update software
    • Press Coverage
      • Magpi Magazine
    • Forums
    • BerryBoot (ctyler)
  • Upcoming
    • Reorganization at start of May
      • HW move, lab setup, UPS, storage
      • Purchases
        • PSUs for Yosemite boards
        • UPSs?
        • Zip ties
    • Polytechnics testing (all)
    • HDSB PA Day
    • Poster for Mindshare Connect