Documentation Office Hours - Jul 13, 2023


2023-07-13 (EU/US)


  • Mark Waite
  • Kevin Martens


  • Blog posts
  • Weekly 2.414 released successfully (July 11, 2023)
  • LTS 2.401.3 to be released July 26 2023
  • Security Advisory published yesterday
  • Google Summer of Code
    • Midterm presentations completed July 6, 2023
      • Slides and recording are available for the the webinar
        • Thanks to Vandit, Jagruti, Harsh and Ashutosh for presenting!
      • Midterm evaluations are due from lead mentors of each project to Google July 14, 2023
        • Mentors need to agree on their evaluation content before the deadline
    • Docker quickstart
    • Building with alternate tools - prototype site
      • New pull request has been submitted for the solutions pages
      • Minor work on the main site to fix redirections
  • Java 17 Transition
  • Open pull requests of interest
    • Administering Jenkins on Kubernetes from Tanuj Sharma
      • PR-6474 proposes an outline, needs review from those who know Kubernetes
        • Initial feedback from Bruno and Mark included in the outline
        • Jenkins on Kubernetes rather than Administering Jenkins on Kubernetes
        • Install instructions become purely configuration with an opening link to the Kubernetes install chapter
          • Include the “Configuration Management” info in this section
        • Link from installation page to this new configuration page
        • Review and correct content in the Kubernetes install pages
        • More generic name like “reliability” so that users understand the limitations of Jenkins in Kubernetes
          • Loss of a pod requires start of a new pod, some downtime during the restart
        • Link from the Kubernetes specific sections to relevant general purpose pages
          • Troubleshooting k8s should link to the general purpose page in addition to Kubernetes specific information
        • Invite reviewers to compare existing content and k8s content for improvements in both places
    • JE-Chen
      • PR-6478 - Best practices is ready to review
    • Scripting and security page
      • PR-4693 has comments that Kevin or Mark could use to revise it further and merge it
  • DevOps World Tour
    • Registration open now
    • Different format this year
      • Multiple smaller conferences/dates globally
      • Jenkins representation & talks
        • Benefit your Business by contributing to open source by Mark Waite in New York, Chicago, Silicon Valley
  • Mark Waite out of office July 14, 2023 and July 20, 2023
    • Meetings removed from the Jenkins calendar
    • Next meeting, July 27, 2023