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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 7 November 2023


Triage Duty

Triage duty shifts Tue-Mon

  • This week: BrianL
  • Next week: Mat
  • 5 (+2) open FreshDesk tickets
  • 0 (+0) open GGUS ticket

Jira (as of Tuesday morning)

# of tickets Δ State
247 +1 Open
22 -2 Selected for Dev
28 -2 In Progress
22 +3 Dev Complete
1 -1 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

Kubernetes Hackathon - AI (Mat): Pelican ITB director! Work with the dev team to figure it out + William who will be working on the registry - Fengping got Mat unstuck on this - AI (Matt): xDD MongoDB Stuff, add shoveler sidecar to osdf-origin helm chart - AI (BrianL): DSI oauth2-proxy

Miscellaneous: - AI (Mat): XRootD tarball for Pelican - AI (BrianL): ship first batch of vo-client updates for IGTF CA 3 this week - AI (Mat): Write instructions for package signing using YubiKeys on Windows - Setup is working, not documented yet
- AI (BrianL): Write release announcement for impending OSG CA certs packaging changes (aiming for week of Nov 27) - AI (MattW): osg-ca-certs sha1 workaround: Investigate failures with -java subpackage - Might be issue with tests rather than -java subpackage - AI (TimT): osg-ca-certs sha1 workaround: announce that this change is upcoming, will break java applications
Remaining OSG 23 items - Figure out if we need VOMS for EL9/an update to EL8 - AI (Tim): Update tarball scripts to use 23-main (SOFTWARE-5713) - AI (BrianL): Finish transition of internal containers to OSG 23 - AI (Mat): Investigate automatically regenerating development/minefield repos


None this week

Support Update

  • AI (BrainL): vo-client, osg-pki-tools doesn't work on EL9 (via FermiLab)
    • Only FermiLab directly interacts with the InCommon API via this tool, our capability to debug is limited
  • AI (Mat): JLab ran into a segfault bug with XRootD, XRootD released a patch
    • We need to backport/release this patch


  • AI (Derek): K8s hackathon, address large number of permissions requested OpenSearch helm chart

OSG Release Team

  • Ready for Testing
    • XRootD 5.6.3-1.2
      • Another bugfix incoming for XRootD
    • osg-system-profiler 1.7.0
    • htcondor-ce 23.0.1
    • osg-vo-client (Ready by Thursday)
  • Ready for Release
    • Nothing yet


None this week