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Argh, the one time I typo'ed sbuild is the one time where it matters quite a lot. Seems my systemd 220-1 upload destined to #debian   experimental actually landed in unstable. Now, we planned to move unstable from the jessie 215 version to 220 anyway next week, just not on a Friday. But so be it :-)

There are no known regressions;the issues that we found in 220 are patched, and we've shipped 219 in Ubuntu for quite some time now (even in the stable vivid release). So, happy booting!

(I filed a release critical bug to leave it in unstable for a bit longer than the usual 5 days, though..)
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Don't worrry, it's working nicely
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Help! Our kitchen is being invaded by cookie monsters!

(Muffins)
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I released a new python-dbusmock 0.15.1 to fix a security issue. It should only have a rather academic exploit potential, but let's fix it nevertheless! Please look at https://launchpad.net/bugs/1453815 for details.

Thanks to +Simon McVittie for finding this!
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Bazinga!
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ifupdown is a frequent pain point for cloud integration, due to its lack of apis and its idiosyncratic configuration format. Examine what it would take to replace ifupdown with systemd-networkd for clouds, servers, and ubuntu core by 16.04, since it's reported to be at feature parity for server use cases (i.e. vlans/bridges/bonding, but not vpns/wifi).
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Just want to say "Thank you!" to +Lennart Poettering for keeping up with reviewing with my intense patch submission fire these days. Despite the firehose of patches on systemd-devel@ every day you do a great job of carefully reviewing/commenting everything.
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+Martin Pitt​ is THE pid 0 :-P
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New umockdev release which fixes device recording on recent kernels. There was an assumption in the code that device minor numbers are < 256 which isn't true any more at least with USB devices.
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New #apport   upstream release with two critical #security   fixes. Updates for all Ubuntu releases are being pushed right now, please upgrade ASAP!

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2609-1/
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Another day, another lunchbreak, and already the 13th (and final) episode of House of Cards, 3rd season.  Oh, the craving for next year... :-)
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starting the 3rd. I would vote Underwood.
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New python-dbusmock release with improved NetworkManager template, thanks to +Pete Woods and +Jonas Grønås Drange !
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News from the autopkgtest front!
Almost every new autopkgtest release brings some small improvements, but 3.14 got some reboot related changes worth pointing out. First of all, I simplified and unified the implementation of rebooting across all runners that support it (ssh, lxc, and qemu). If you use a custom setup script for ...
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I started looking again into systemd-ifying Ubuntu Touch, after the first wave of porting that happened last fall (but only with the emulator). I installed systemd-sysv on my Nexus 4 (running Ubuntu Touch devel-proposed), and after two fairly simple fixes I now have enough stuff running to get unity8, mobile 3G data, telephony, and adb/phablet-shell.

I don't see large blockers with running systemd on the old 3.4 kernel; we don't use firmware loading there, and even if we do need it for some reason it's easy to put that back into an udev rule and helper.

It mostly seems to be an issue of porting our forest of upstart jobs now, and figuring out how to drop the need for the upstart system bridges (+Dimitri John Ledkov already started working on that last cycle).

I'm collecting bugs and patches/merge proposals in bugs tagged systemd-boot-touch. Any help appreciated, of course!
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+Tim JP , I didn't try that yet. Kernel 3.7 (or 3.8?) did quite some cgroups/namespace reorganization, which nspawn might depend on. But LXC works fine (we depend on that for the Android container), so it's not a blocker for the migration.
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