[GNC-dev] [GNC] [MAINT] server upgrade planned Feb 3, 2019 1200-2300 US/EST

Derek Atkins derek at ihtfp.com
Sat Feb 2 16:13:43 EST 2019


Just a reminder that this is planned for tomorrow.  I'm still not 100%
sure of the exact timing, but I'll announce on IRC before I start and
will be available on IRC during the process.  I'll send mail when the
upgrade is complete!


Derek Atkins <derek at ihtfp.com> writes:

> Hi,
> WHAT:  Upgrading Operating System on Code
> WHEN:  Feb 3, 2019  1200-2300 US/EST (1700-0400 UTC)
> tl;dr: I am planning to upgrade the OS on code.gnucash.org on February
>         3, 2019 from 1200-2300 US/EDT (1700-0400 UTC).  During this
>         time, git master, wiki, email/mailman, and gncbot/irc logs will
>         all be unavailable.  I'll be on #gnucash IRC for real-time
>         updates and notices.
> Long version:
> The GnuCash "everything" server is getting a little long on the tooth,
> and to enable some upgraded build tools I plan to upgrade the server
> from Fedora 25 to Fedora 29.  I plan to do this upgrade on Sunday,
> February 3, 2019, starting somewhere around 12:00 noon US/EST (although
> my personal schedule might push that back, hense the long maintenance
> window).  I've upgraded a few systems from F25 -> F29 already, some of
> them upgraded in an hour, one system took over 4 hours.
> Code has lots of services so I expect it will take a long time to
> upgrade and verify that everything is working.
> During the upgrade window code will be unavailable, and the services
> running on code will be unavailable.  I will stay on IRC during the
> upgrade to make real-time announcements.
> Please let me know if this time frame does not work for you.
> Thanks,
> -derek

       Derek Atkins                 617-623-3745
       derek at ihtfp.com             www.ihtfp.com
       Computer and Internet Security Consultant

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