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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 28 March 2023


  • TimT out Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 31.
  • Mat out Thursday, March 30 through Monday, April 17.

Triage Duty

Triage duty shifts changing to Tue-Mon

  • This week: Mat and BrianL
  • Next week: BrianL
  • 7 (-1) open FreshDesk tickets
  • 0 (+0) open GGUS ticket

Jira (as of Monday)

# of tickets Δ State
225 +1 Open
39 -1 Selected for Dev
28 -2 In Progress
22 -1 Dev Complete
11 +2 Ready for Testing
1 +1 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • Marco: Testing release candidate; The last remaining PR before a release is to allow configuring location of CVMFSEXEC tarball

  • It is no longer possible to use an EL 7 machine for development because because the git pre-commit hooks do not work on Python 3.6; however, GlideinWMS will continue to run on EL 7.

  • EL 9

    • AI (BrianL): investigate Slurm failures
      • The Slurm service may be failing to start but the tests are not catching it soon enough.
    • AI (Mat): build osg-ca-certs-experimental
    • AI (BrianL): enable EL9 tests in VMU
  • Gratia probe release for AP bugs: docs should be fixed to indicate that all history files should be moved from quarantine
  • Lancium provisioner
    • AI (Mat): Allow advertising arbitrary startd attrs (SOFTWARE-5324)
    • AI (JeffT?): Add job to osgvo-docker-pilot GHA to kick off Lancium rebuilds (SOFTWARE-5325)


None this week

Support Update

  • Oklahoma (BrianL): got their CE up and running!
  • MWT2 (BrianL): helped troubleshoot HTCondor-CE -> HTCondor submission issues. Their JOB_ROUTER_SCHEDD2_SPOOL CE config didn't match their custom local HTCondor SPOOL config
  • UCLouvain (Mat): Virgo pilots failing to read protected LIGO data; need assistance from a pilot expert

OSG Release Team

  • Ready for Testing
    • EL9 packages!
    • AI (BrianL): review packages vs spreadsheet
    • AI (BrianL): write release notes
  • Ready for Release
    • osdf-client 6.10.0


None this week