• Status of indy-node CI/CD
  • Status of Ubuntu upgrade

Recording from the call: 20210817 Indy Contributors Call Recording.mp4

Hyperledger is committed to creating a safe and welcoming

community for all. For more information

please visit the Hyperledger Code of Conduct.

Welcome and Introductions


Related Calls and Announcements

Release Status and Work Updates

Meeting Topics

  • Update on CI/CD Update and Ubuntu Upgrade: Status Document
    • GitHub Issues
      • Indy-Plenum - issues – "2004" tag, including some help wanted
    • Indy-Plenum
    • Indy-Node
      • Work is happening here now
      • A loop in the test automation – need Sovrin packages to test node, but need node to release Sovrin packages.
        • Devin started on this, but it's not working yet.  Wade is focusing on that next.
    • indy-test-automation
      • Enable node testing without Sovrin dependencies.
      • Work will continue as/when needed.
      • TBD from Devin Smith – where was this left off.
    • Sovrin Release - Wade Barnes
      • Work will resume following the work on Plenum and Node.
      • Once it's complete, Evernym can test the release candidate.
  • Indy Plenum issuer reported: IC Queue getting quite large
    • Evernym has provided feedback and Dom is looking into things further on his end.
  • Indy SDK
  • Plan for migrating Ubuntu 20.04 from a branch in Indy-Node and Indy-Plenum into Main.
    • This release is the last release that will support Ubuntu 16.04.
    • Need pipelines that support Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
    • After this release we can start decommissioning Jenkins.
  • Issue with Indy Sandbox BCovrin Test
    • Had been running for years, used by developers
    • Yesterday - crashed
    • On restart, it went into a startup crash loop – recovering and then aborted.
      • All nodes had the same issue.
    • Could read the config and pool ledger, but could not read the domain ledger.
    • Forced to reset the ledger to make it available again.
    • Backup taken and needs to be investigated.  How did we lose the ledger across all nodes?
  • Invitation for Indy to participate in the Linux Foundation Grace Hopper Day (Oct 1, 9-5am PT).
    • A project with 30-100 triaged, non-documentation, “good first issues” labeled and ready two weeks before each event.
    • Provide 2 project representatives who are also maintainers of your project (e.g. can merge PRs), preferably women.
    • Should hear back next week on whether Indy is selected.
  • Important bug in Indy SDK impacts Android wallets:
  • Process for supporting IDunion Network
    • Contact Main Incubator to become an endorser.

Future Calls

  • Indy Contributor Campaign
    • Focus: Indy Generation Next
      • Audience: Organizations building Indy Instances, applications built on Indy
        • Not going for casual, independent developers, more on organizations that can assign developers to work on the project for a set chunk of time (e.g one month)
      • Key Features:
        • Indy network of networks support
        • Indy support for W3C DID Standard 1.0
      • Tasks:
        • Update NYM to support new "diddoc_content" data element
        • Indy-sdk, indy-vdr support for new "diddoc_content" data element
        • Indy DID Resolver support for new "diddoc_content"
        • indy-sdk, indy-vdr support for multiple ledgers
        • Support for new ledger object identifiers
        • Handling cred_defs that references schema on other ledgers
        • Possible: support for NYM "keri_keystate" data element, indy-sdk/indy-vdr support and DID resolver support
        • Other?
      • Foundational Work:
        • did:indy spec. as a spec.
        • Tasks in GitHub Issues - tagged for campaign
        • Getting started with developing indy-plenum and indy-node
      • Campaign work
        • Landing page
        • Video: Intro to Indy Generation Next
        • Meetup channels
  • Changes to indy-node needed for did:indy
  • Status of Indy-SDK
    • Statement on the future of the Indy SDK: PR 2329
    • Plans for future of Indy CLI (move to Indy VDR?)
    • Indy SDK in test for Indy Node (move to Indy VDR?)
    • Status of GitHub Actions for the Indy-SDK
  • Indy bugs
    • Using GitHub tags "Good First Issue" and "Help Wanted" 
    • Node 1490: problems with large catch-up
    • Plenum 1506: view change message consensus calculation error
  • Hyperledger campaign to recruit additional developers.

Action items