2018-11-27 conda-forge meeting

Pinned Items

New items

  • CloudFlare Migration

    • Sophia will add a diagram of the system

    • To go live tomorrow, Wed Nov 28, morning (~9 AM central). Anaconda will monitor it actively.

    • MichaelS/Sophia will announce this start time on gitter along with the diagram and a rehash of the reasoning and changes proposed.

  • NumFOCUS Small Grant Proposal accept and we just got 3000USD for the “conda-forge sprint at SciPy 2019”

  • ESIP second change for a small grant 6-10k

    • https://www.esipfed.org/esip-lab/funding-opportunities/f2018rfp

  • GSoC 2019

    • https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/timeline

  • Journal article

    • https://github.com/conda-forge/conda-forge-paper

    • Put together sections see who is interested in writing

Previous items

  • Compiler rebuild status

    • python done for both compiler stacks

    • Qt: try to build on Azure?

  • (DISCUSSED/Postponed) New approach to reducing CI load https://github.com/conda-forge/conda-forge.github.io/issues/647

    • Might be possible to not be totally insecure with work. But nobody is volunteering to do that work right now. :)

    • Pushing PR builds to a staging channel might be a nice UX improvement so you can test anyway.

  • Copying packages to gcc7 label https://github.com/conda-forge/conda-smithy/issues/892

    • MPI metapackage

    • Just wait for new conda 4.6 with strict channel priority, and then add main label to those builds

  • (DISCUSSED/Postponed)Mergify = auto-merge version bump PRs when CIs pass?

    • https://github.com/conda-forge/conda-forge-maintenance/issues/49

    • Worry about bot not detecting dependency changes

    • Definitely opt-in only at first

    • One possibility: only after an approved review (so you can say “merge assuming CIs pass”)

  • Add overlinking error flag by default?