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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 7 February 2023


Triage Duty

  • This week: BrianL
  • Next week: Carl
  • 8 (-1) open FreshDesk tickets
  • 0 (+0) open GGUS ticket

Jira (as of Monday)

# of tickets Δ State
210 +1 Open
38 -4 Selected for Dev
32 -1 In Progress
18 +0 Dev Complete
4 -3 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • Reminder: triage duty responsibilities. New duties include Topology data and COManage site contact reviews.
  • AI (Carl): Kick off appropriate package set tests for EL9
  • AI (Carl): osg-build branch protection
  • AI (Carl): document more Git opinions
  • AI (Mat): Continue work on container universe changes for the OSPool
  • AI (Mat): XRootD mapfile + Topology work
  • Florida requests a backported fix for We've got a lot of patches, should we cut a new build with reduced patches?

    Relatedly, XRootD 5.5.2 has been released; the software team should patch that version instead of 5.5.1. - x509-scitokens-issuer, which is in osg-contrib, needs to be rebuilt to sign it with the current OSG 3.6 GPG key.

Kubernetes Hackathon: - BrianL: PATh Facility Origin - Mat: ITB EP with a GPU for testing container universe changes


  • XRootD developers have requested that the OSG SW team clearly indicate in XRootD packages that they are the OSG versions and not upstream; there is a text file in the XRootD packages that can be used for that purpose.

Support Update

  • BNL (Brian): will hold off on weighted slots work until this sorted out at the WLCG level

OSG Release Team

  • Ready for Testing
    • htvault-config 1.14
      • Add auditlog option to move the audit log to a different location
  • Ready for Release
    • Nothing yet


None this week