[lsb-discuss] LSB conf call notes for 2009-04-22
jeff at licquia.org
Wed Apr 22 13:49:21 PDT 2009
Attendees: Jeff Licquia, Alan Clark, Stew Benedict, George Kraft, Ted
Tso, Brian Proffitt, Alexey Khoroshilov, Dennis Gilmore
Alan: in talking to the team, they thought it would be good to
incorporate App Checker into the SuSE Studio. George: lsbcc? Alan:
SuSE Studio doesn't do the app compile. Would be a check on the apps
that are put into the image. Ted: great for LSB visibility, but for
someone who's just interested in appliance deployment, why is a portable
app important? Alan: could run when they build the image; not sure it's
the right point. Maybe when one adds a repo into a Studio image? Could
check for compatibility. Jeff: both sides? Alan: two approaches. Hook
into SuSE Studio, or hook into kiwi. Studio is more aimed at end users;
kiwi is more aimed at devs. Jeff: can use LSB certification, plus
libchk/cmdchk, to "validate" an image w/o running the whole DTK suite.
Ted: kiwi and Studio could both be options; kiwi would be quick; Studio
takes more work. Alan: we need to think this out first. Just wanted to
introduce the topic. Jeff: use the LSB as a shear point for moving apps
between appliance platforms. Ted: how does the Just Enough OS QA
compare to the App Checker? Alan: Studio checks dependencies; does the
App Checker? Ted: yes. Could report which distros will work and which
won't to Studio, and possibly faster.
George: LSB 4.0 release date? Ted: need to work with Amanda; she's on
vacation. Will roll forward soon; as quickly as possible. Will get a
date by next week. George: distro interest? Jeff: yes. Ted: may be
some last-minute bugs we need to deal with.
Alan: s390 SLES 11 results? Jeff: on the autotest page. Need to evaluate.
Alan: SI? Jeff: need to get some info back to Antonio. Alan: date?
Jeff: once Antonio has what he needs, should have images to test in a
Alan: update appchk articles? Brian: waiting for the content to come
in. Shouldn't take long. Head down on linux.com new site. Ted: if we
have the kiwi image mostly done, do we need to help you? Brian: just
point me at it when it's done. Ted: any tweaking left? Stew: nothing
technical. Brian: send me the link. Alan: could this be part of the
LSB 4.0 press release? Ted: probably will do that.
Ted: LDN? Jeff: what should we write? What's most important? Ted: to
get the ball rolling, we had some ideas from the ISV track. Don't have
to be LSB-specific; interesting to the developer. Kiwi article.
Dispelling concerns about Mono patents. Can also invite people who
presented to do articles. Jeff: pet peeves. Alan: understanding common
problems and how to fix them. Should be a set of common issues. Ted:
if people can think of short "tips and tricks". Weren't there some of
those on the Novell dev site? Alan: would have to look. Success
stories would be good. Jeff: dev interviews, too. Ted: podcast with
Flash developer. Jeff: send more ideas to list? Ted: perhaps start a
mailing list thread for this.
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