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Comment: updates about a TAMU local sprint

Developers Meeting on Weds, April 17, 2019


titleToday's Meeting Times


  1. (Ongoing Topic) DSpace 7 Status Updates for this week (from DSpace 7 Working Group)

  2. (Ongoing Topic) DSpace 6.x Status Updates for this week

    1. 6.4 will surely happen at some point, but no definitive plan or schedule at this time.  Please continue to help move forward / merge PRs into the dspace-6.x branch, and we can continue to monitor when a 6.4 release makes sense.
  3. Upgrading Handle Server: 
    serverDuraSpace JIRA
     (READY for Reviews!)
    1. PR:
  4. Upgrading Solr Server for DSpace (Mark H. Wood )
    1. Auto-reindexing in Solr
      serverDuraSpace JIRA

      1. Should this only happen for major releases?  Should it be configurable?  Can we find a more precise trigger?  When do we need to reindex?
    2. Dump/restore tool for the authority core.  
      serverDuraSpace JIRA
        Or should we use solr-export-statistics?
  5. DSpace Backend as One Webapp (Tim Donohue )
    1. PR: (PR is finalized & ready for review)
    2. A follow-up PR will rename the "dspace-spring-rest" module to "dspace-server", and update all URL configurations (e.g. "dspace.server.url" will replace "dspace.url", "dspace.restUrl", "dspace.baseUrl", etc)
  6. DSpace Docker and Cloud Deployment Goals (Terrence W Brady )
    1. PR Build options:
      1. Option 1 - Solve this in the docker build?
      2. Option 2 - create feature branch (ie configurable entities) when needed
    2. Service initialization and docker integration test script

    3. Refine Dockefiles for One Webapp
      1. Keep only spring-rest and rest webapps
      2. Optional deployment to ROOT
      3. Feedback for one webapp PR (2265)
    4. Update sequences on initialization

      1. - update sequences port

      2.  - update sequences port

  7. Brainstorms / ideas (Any quick updates to report?)
    1. (On Hold, pending Steering/Leadership approval) Follow-up on "DSpace Top GitHub Contributors" site (Tim Donohue ):
    2. Bulk Operations Support Enhancements (from Mark H. Wood)
    3. Curation System Needs (from Terrence W Brady  )
    4. TAMU Sprint - Fixed harvesting bug, worked on language qualifier normalization
  8. Tickets, Pull Requests or Email threads/discussions requiring more attention? (Please feel free to add any you wish to discuss under this topic)
    1. Quick Win PRs: