Poll: when to migrate code to the new server?

Mike Evans mikee at saxicola.idps.co.uk
Wed Jan 22 02:02:09 EST 2014

On Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:52:12 -0500
Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU> wrote:

> Hi,
> The new-code server is just about ready for migration.  I've got most of
> the services already installed and tested, (although some less vital
> services have not been fully tested yet).
> My main question is when to migrate?  One thing to keep in mind is that
> the new server will not support subversion (except in a read-only
> fashion so existing trac URLs will work).  This means that once we
> migrate the 2.4 series will be dead, unless we upgrade the build server
> to handle 2.4 from git.
> Migration will require downtime, probably a good 4 hours (or more) in
> order to make sure data isn't changing as the migration occurs.  I've
> pre-copied most of the data already so subsequent rsyncs should be
> faster.  But then I'll also need to test everything to make sure it's
> working, and I'll have to migrate/upgrade mediawiki by hand.
> So this is a long-winded way of asking when we think 2.4 will be
> completely done and when I should schedule the migration?  I know 2.6.1
> is planned for this weekend, so I'm assuming it'll be at least the
> following week, so maybe the weekend of Feb 1-2?
> -derek

Fine by me too.

Mike E

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