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[tahoe-lafs-weekly-news] TWN 27

From:  Patrick R McDonald <marlowe-AT-antagonism.org>
To:  tahoe-lafs-weekly-news-AT-tahoe-lafs.org
Subject:  [tahoe-lafs-weekly-news] TWN 27
Date:  Sat, 21 Apr 2012 18:00:55 -0500
Message-ID:  <20120421230051.GA4194@statler.antagonism.home>
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Tahoe-LAFS Weekly News, issue number 27, April 21, 2012
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Welcome to the Tahoe-LAFS Weekly News (TWN).  Tahoe-LAFS_ is a secure,
distributed storage system. `View TWN on the web`_ *or* `subscribe to TWN`_.
If you would like to view the "new and improved" TWN, complete with pictures;
please take a `look`_.

.. _Tahoe-LAFS: https://tahoe-lafs.org
.. _View TWN on the web: https://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/wiki/TahoeLAFSWeek...
.. _subscribe to TWN: https://tahoe-lafs.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tahoe-laf...
.. _look: https://tahoe-lafs.org/~marlowe/TWN27.html

Announcement and News
=====================

New Packages and Download Page
- ------------------------------

Tahoe-LAFS is now `packaged for Slackware`_.  To go with the new
package, Peter Le Bek |lebek| updated the `Tahoe-LAFS download page`_.
Great job by all involved.

.. _`packaged for Slackware`:
   http://slackbuilds.org/repository/13.37/network/allmydata...
.. _`Tahoe-LAFS download page`:
   https://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/wiki/Installation

- From the tahoe-dev Mailing List
===============================

Using Wuala or Dropbox as a Tahoe-LAFS backend
- ----------------------------------------------

Zooko |zooko| received an article about `using Wuala or Dropbox as a
Tahoe-LAFS backend`_.  The `article` written by Renat Garayev is in
Russian.  Zooko ran "Google Translate" on the article and it works.  If
the original author is on this list and/or someone could them in touch
with us, we would appreciate.

.. _`using Wuala or Dropbox as a Tahoe-LAFS backend`:
   https://tahoe-lafs.org/pipermail/tahoe-dev/2012-April/007...
.. _`article`:
   https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/ru/library/l-cloud_sto...

Patches Needing Review of the Week
==================================

There is one (1) ticket still needing review for 1.9.2:

* `#1115`_: add servers-of-happiness to reports (post-repair says 10
  hosts have good shares but there only 4 hosts)

There are five (5) tickets still needing review for 1.10:

* `#1240`_: add functional test of ResponseCache
* `#1161`_: improve new-downloader logging
* `#1579`_: Patch to Add "Move" Functionality to Web Interface
  problem)
* `#443`_: set ETag on immutable directories, short-circuit on cache hit
* `#1693`_: flogtool doesn't get automatically provided

.. _`#1115`: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/1115
.. _`#1240`: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/1240
.. _`#1161`: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/1161
.. _`#1579`: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/1579
.. _`#443`: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/443
.. _`#1566`: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/1566
.. _`#1693`: https://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/1693

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*The Tahoe-LAFS Weekly News is published once a week by The Tahoe-LAFS*
*Software Foundation, President and Treasurer: Peter Secor* |peter|
*. Scribes: Patrick "marlowe" McDonald* |marlowe| *, Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn*
*, Editor: Zooko.* `View TWN on the web`_ *or* `subscribe to TWN`_
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.. _marlowe@antagonism.org: mailto:marlowe@antagonism.org
.. |zooko| image:: zooko.png
   :height: 35
   :alt: zooko
   :target: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/wiki/AboutUs
.. |peter| image:: psecor.jpg
   :height: 35
   :alt: peter
   :target: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/wiki/AboutUs
.. |marlowe| image:: marlowe-x75-bw.jpg
   :height: 35
   :alt: marlowe
   :target: http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/wiki/AboutUs
.. |lebek| image:: lebek.jpg
   :height: 35
   :alt: lebek
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