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09/24/10:

20:52 Changeset [24865] by geofft
Bump Squeeze prerelease tag to rebuild for freeze

09/20/10:

11:45 Ticket #722 (tilde-lockername broke in Lucid for non-user lockers) closed by geofft
wontfix: We made a decision some time back to stop debathenifying tcsh and bash to …
10:16 Ticket #722 (tilde-lockername broke in Lucid for non-user lockers) created by jdreed
If this isn't fixable, we should document it as a known issue, since it is …

09/17/10:

15:33 Ticket #557 (Update PXE installer for Lucid) reopened by amb
The PXE setup should really be installing Lucid directly, not via Jaunty. …
14:18 Changeset [24864] by amb
Log install-debathena.sh output to /var/log/athena-install.log.

09/16/10:

21:28 Ticket #600 (PAM should tell you if you're over quota) closed by jdreed
fixed
21:28 Ticket #715 (Bring back tty-mode in an xterm login option (a la F2)) closed by jdreed
fixed
21:27 Ticket #710 (LPRng printing broken) closed by jdreed
fixed
18:48 Ticket #721 (mit-printing-config lpq sometimes tracebacks on Jaunty) created by jdreed
[…] Further investigation reveals: […] Further investigation is …

09/15/10:

09:06 Ticket #720 (printing-config's lprm doesn't honor "-" as a job specifier) created by jdreed
You can specify "-" to remove all jobs. Printing-config's lprm doesn't …
09:04 Ticket #719 (Passing invalid arguments to printing-config wrappers causes traceback) created by jdreed
(See sipb,lprm,* from 16:38 on Tuesday for context) If I pass an invalid …

09/14/10:

15:21 Ticket #718 (Move debathena's trac to demeter) created by jdreed
because we don't have a ticket for this.
11:39 Changeset [24863] by jdreed
In dotfiles: * Be a bit clearer when .attachrc exists but .attachrc.bash doesn't

09/12/10:

14:37 Ticket #717 (CUPS truncates usernames at 7 characters) created by jdreed
We're running into this bug again: […] Mark Manley saw a version of …

09/11/10:

16:08 InterMapTxt edited by geofft
add release-team (diff)

09/09/10:

13:39 Ticket #716 (Firefox writes entirely too much to AFS homedirs) created by jdreed
Firefox becomes unusable when there's a network outage, because it spends …

09/08/10:

14:50 Ticket #715 (Bring back tty-mode in an xterm login option (a la F2)) created by jdreed
Athena 9 had the option to use a "terminal style login session", which …
14:37 Changeset [24862] by jdreed
Refer to the right session name when advising the user
13:16 Changeset [24861] by jdreed
In xsession: * Add an Athena-specific tty-mode login session that will get you an xterm
13:08 Changeset [24860] by jdreed
Make message a bit easier to read
13:03 Changeset [24859] by jdreed
In xsession: * Make the 'xterm' login session actually useful * Warn about quota early in the session so users know why logins fail.

09/07/10:

21:30 Ticket #714 (webmail.mit.edu and Firefox warn-on-redirect don't work well) created by geofft
There's a somewhat-questionable feature in Firefox in preferences, "Warn …
17:49 Ticket #713 (Login without customizations should be more insistent) created by jdreed
I don't know how feasible it is, but it would be nice if logging in …
17:45 Ticket #712 (We need a way to show ~/.xsession-errors to the user) created by jdreed
Upstream is clearly not interested in doing anything useful with …
13:41 Ticket #711 (debathena-moira-update-server should be part of -workstation) created by jdreed
I assert that this should be part of workstation. It was under Athena 9.
13:31 WorkflowPolicy edited by jdreed
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13:30 WorkflowPolicy edited by jdreed
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13:30 WorkflowPolicy edited by jdreed
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13:29 WorkflowPolicy edited by jdreed
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13:28 WorkflowPolicy created by jdreed
11:50 Changeset [24858] by jdreed
add Trac closer
11:49 Ticket #710 (LPRng printing broken) created by jdreed
[…] The problem is this block: […] An invocation like `lpr …
11:48 Changeset [24857] by jdreed
In printing-config: * Test system and argstyle, when adding zephyr args so as not to break * Modify tests to account for the fact that we're now calling common.find_queue twice

09/03/10:

15:10 Ticket #709 (debathena-thunderbird-config is broken) created by jdreed
Users are reporting (and I can reproduce) that starting Thunderbird …
10:41 Changeset [24856] by jdreed
In printing-config: * Test system, not argstyle, when adding zephyr args so as not to break LPRng queues

09/02/10:

19:48 Ticket #708 (Consider disabling DontZap) created by jdreed
Ctrl-Alt-Backspace is handy in the clusters when all else fails. However, …
16:36 Ticket #706 (GIMP is gone from cluster machines) closed by jdreed
duplicate
15:48 Ticket #707 (Inform the user that we're trying to log them in) created by jdreed
If AFS is being flaky or the network sucks, the workstation will sit at …
15:38 Ticket #706 (GIMP is gone from cluster machines) created by jdreed
Ubuntu pulled GIMP from Lucid by default, and thus it vanished from the …

09/01/10:

17:18 Ticket #663 (Document Viewer isn't in the Applications menu) closed by jdreed
workaround
17:04 Ticket #705 (Condense common GDM applet Python code) created by jdreed
The GDM applets (debathena-branding, debathena-kiosk, etc) all use …
02:53 PackageNamesWeDidntUse edited by geofft
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02:37 Ticket #704 (revamp the website) created by geofft
I made this mockup some time ago:  http://debathena.geofft.scripts.mit.edu/
02:32 Ticket #703 (find a way to keep "Recent News" up to date) created by geofft
Apparently, we recently upgraded W20-575 to Debathena on Jaunty and are …
02:32 Ticket #702 (installer should use debconf) created by geofft
So, we have this thing that asks you for some questions and then installs …

08/31/10:

14:41 Ticket #701 (reactivate should not unnecsssarily spam .xsession-errors) created by jdreed
Currently, when we restart CUPS inside the chroot, it spams …
12:45 Ticket #700 (debothena should run somewhere else) created by geofft
There's a nifty zephyr bot that will expand Trac ticket numbers into …
11:33 Ticket #699 (Consider installing human-theme) created by jdreed
This will allow people to revert to the Jaunty look and feel. Also, it's …

08/30/10:

14:11 Changeset [24855] by amb
Use our known static address after kexec instead of using DHCP again.
10:03 Ticket #698 (New users are ending up with corrupted FF profiles) created by jdreed
We've seen a dramatic increase in the number of "SSL is disabled" tickets. …

08/29/10:

20:03 Changeset [24854] by geofft
In saferm: * Make saferm largefile-compatible (Trac: #664).
19:54 Ticket #624 (send announce e-mail about cluster upgrade, 64-bit) closed by jdreed
fixed
18:37 Debathenification created by jdreed
18:23 Ticket #538 (Document the autodebathenification process in the wiki) closed by jdreed
wontfix: So, I guess what I really meant here was "Document the debathenification …

08/28/10:

23:35 Ticket #697 (Make installation on 10/half networks suck less) created by jdreed
2-032 and 38-370 had > 50% failure rates for the upgrade, because they're …
14:20 Ticket #696 (Can't login without mouse) created by kcarnold
For Athena 9 and the the Jaunty Debathena, you could type username, Enter, …

08/27/10:

08:25 Milestone Summer 2010 (Lucid Deploy) completed
07:56 Ticket #695 (Add an atq athinfo query) created by jdreed
As long as we're using at(1) for desynchronization, we should have an atq …
05:53 Ticket #694 (auto-upgrade should retry sooner than 24 hours) created by jdreed
If auto-upgrade bails because a workstation is in use, it shouldn't have …

08/26/10:

22:56 Changeset [24853] by jdreed
Use global keyboard correctly
22:52 Changeset [24852] by jdreed
Commit the rest of r24851
22:51 Changeset [24851] by jdreed
In printing-config: * The server is named cluster-printers, not cluster-printer * common._setup should set the global variable cupsd (Trac: #665)
22:49 Ticket #665 (lpr/lpq/lp do not detect default printer) reopened by kchen
The fix is insufficient to fix the bug. I took a look at the code, and in …
19:20 Ticket #693 (Divert athinfo.defs for clusters so we can trivially add queries) created by jdreed
Rebuilding a binary package sucks just to change one line in athinfo.defs. …
15:23 Ticket #675 (icedtea6-plugin doesn't get installed on Lucid; reg applet doesn't work) closed by jdreed
workaround
15:23 Ticket #692 (icedtea6-plugin doesn't get installed on -workstation) created by jdreed
Despite debathena-extra-software recommending icedtea6-plugin, it does not …
15:20 Ticket #658 (Users must authenticate to print from GTK+ apps) closed by jdreed
workaround
15:20 Ticket #691 (Debug GTK+ printing authentication issues and fix them) created by jdreed
This continues #658. We "fixed" this by disabling BrowsePolling?. We …
15:18 Ticket #642 (new-GDM is too cool to display the contents of /etc/nologin) closed by jdreed
fixed
15:18 Ticket #690 (debathena-nologin-monitor should display contents of /etc/nologin) created by jdreed
This is a continuation of #642. It may become moot if  LP:600390 gets …
15:14 Ticket #665 (lpr/lpq/lp do not detect default printer) closed by jdreed
fixed
15:08 Ticket #657 (lucid cluster installs permit graphical root logins) closed by jdreed
fixed
15:07 Ticket #505 (Identify Debathena on the login screen) closed by jdreed
fixed
15:07 Ticket #303 (Figure out Ubuntu release upgrades for clusters) closed by jdreed
fixed: We figured them out.
15:05 Ticket #496 (fix cluster-login-config for Lucid) closed by jdreed
fixed
15:04 Ticket #689 (debathena-nologin-monitor doesn't display the contents of /etc/nologin) created by jdreed
It should.
15:00 Ticket #688 (damove should accept multiple source packages) created by jdreed
I should be able to do something like `damove "" "-proposed" debathena-foo …
14:48 Changeset [24850] by jdreed
In auto-update: * Use wget -N for completeness
14:39 Changeset [24849] by jdreed
In auto-update: * Don't chmod non-existent files * Be louder in the comments

08/25/10:

23:44 Ticket #687 (Clean up the debathena locker) created by jdreed
There's a lot of crap, like "website.old" and "apt-beta", a bunch of …
23:34 Ticket #646 (Installer secretly depends on wget) closed by jdreed
fixed: This was fixed back in July.
23:03 PrintingTestPlan edited by jdreed
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23:02 TestPlan edited by jdreed
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23:01 PrintingTestPlan created by jdreed
23:00 TestPlan edited by jdreed
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22:59 TestPlan edited by jdreed
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22:45 Ticket #686 (Seed /var/lib/athena-update-status at install time) created by jdreed
Between when a machine is reinstalled and it first takes an update (which …
22:26 TestPlan edited by jdreed
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22:16 HackathonTopics edited by jdreed
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22:15 HackathonTopics edited by jdreed
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22:14 HackathonTopics edited by jdreed
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22:07 HackathonTopics edited by jdreed
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22:03 HackathonTopics edited by jdreed
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22:02 HackathonTopics edited by jdreed
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22:01 HackathonTopics edited by jdreed
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22:01 HackathonTopics created by jdreed
21:58 Ticket #685 (Punt help-config) created by jdreed
help-config hasn't really changed substantially since I initially wrote …
21:54 TestPlan edited by jdreed
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21:40 Ticket #684 (cluster-login-config does not correctly disable suspend and hibernate) created by jdreed
I still see suspend and hibernate in my indicator-applet-session ("power …
21:10 Ticket #683 (find 32-bit-only locker software that won't work on 64-bit machines) created by geofft
I made a first-order estimate of libraries that don't exist in 32-bit …
20:03 TestPlan edited by jdreed
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19:12 Ticket #494 (Switch User locks things up hard on lola-granola (karmic)) closed by jdreed
workaround: We'll track the upstream issue in #682
19:12 Ticket #682 (You can't completely disable user-switching in new-gdm) created by jdreed
Starting with new-gdm (2.25.2+), you can't completely disable …
18:36 Changeset [24848] by jdreed
Revert r24847 and fix the transform to deal with karmic
18:19 Changeset [24847] by jdreed
Apparently not all new GDMs qualify
18:08 Changeset [24846] by jdreed
Revert r24845 and part of r24844; this package does nothing to CUPS
18:01 Changeset [24845] by jdreed
build-depend on debathena-cups and cupsys-config; use single quotes in dpkg --compare-versions for CUPS
17:50 Changeset [24844] by jdreed
In cluster-login-config: * Transform the dbus gdm.conf to break user switching
16:46 Ticket #496 (fix cluster-login-config for Lucid) reopened by jdreed
Or not.
16:31 Ticket #496 (fix cluster-login-config for Lucid) closed by jdreed
worksforme
12:07 Ticket #681 (reactivate.log is useless) created by jdreed
We should make it less useless, or make it go away.
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