Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20161219


Vacations/Important datesEdit

How to do it:

  • Dec 21-Dec 26: Chad, Xmas, ugh
  • Dec ~23 - ~ Jan 03: Antoine (yearly trip around the country for family events)
  • Dec 23: tyler driving to Kansas \o/
  • Dec 23: Greg, I need an extra day to prepare....
  • December 26: Željko Holiday (St Stephen's Day)
  • December 26-30: XMas Holiday (All US Staff)
  • January 2nd: New Year's Day (observed)
  • January 6: Željko Holiday (Epiphany)
  • January 9-11: Dev Summit
  • January 11: Travelling to All Hands
  • January 12-13: All Hands
  • January 16: MLK Jr Day
  • February 20: President's Day
  • March 13: New day off for some reason
  • April 14: New day off for some reason

Team BusinessEdit

Time spent spreadsheetEdit

Rotating positions and absencesEdit

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks:

Dec 12 and Dec 19Edit

Dec 26 and Jan 2Edit

Actions from last meetingEdit

Scrum of ScrumsEdit
Blocked on us:

This weekEdit

Last weekEdit

Other Team BusinessEdit

Volunteer deployers ?Edit

  • Greg hasn't responded yet :/

QA HireEdit

  • waiting waiting waiting

Q2 goal/project check-inEdit

Future of CI planEdit

Determine future composition of the CI infrastructure with a plan on how to get there without disrupting expected services and performance.

Migrate MediaWiki deploys to scap3 (part 1)Edit

Use a unified git repo for MW deploysEdit

l10nupdate talk -- works again

Assess new directory structure and how it will interplay with MWEdit

Stretch goal: Replace rsync with git syncingEdit

Release MediaWiki 1.28Edit

  •   Done

Non-Quarterly goal workEdit

Browser testsEdit

  • Testing and nightwatch.js - appying patches to mediawiki/core, testing if it works with our CI

Beta ClusterEdit


  • made some progress on search issues, however, it's still broken :-/

DB InconsistenciesEdit and (see also: )

People status updatesEdit


Last weekEdit

  • EasyTimeline fix deployed. Have to double check then close task
  • CI: inject skins as dependencies of MW extensions for selenium jobs
  • Look Docker/k8s as time allow

This weekEdit


Last weekEdit

  • Sorting a few last gerrit things (submodules)
  • Scap3 stuff

This weekEdit


Last weekEdit

  • Scap3 rollback refactoring
  • K8s meeting with Chase and follow up experiments for CI PoC

This weekEdit


Last weekEdit

This weekEdit


Last weekEdit

  • Finish up scap mw quarterly goal things
  • May actually get to ci-staging this week :)

This weekEdit

  • find fix for git-fat
  • finish up scap mw git-gc/kill links


Last weekEdit

  • T139740 Port Selenium tests from Ruby to Node.js
  • T151442 Research
  • T151443 Research nightwatchjs
  • T152683 Set up Selenium tests for Kartographer extension
  • T146916 RSpec tests for Echo Mention notification
  • T153202 NameError: uninitialized constant MediawikiSelenium::RakeTask::Shellwords
  • T1331 Remove lines from Gemfile that are used by RVM
  • SWAT deploy
  • QA hire

This weekEdit

  • T152432 Make it possible to execute tests as a specific (new) MediaWiki user on beta cluster
  • T151442 Research
  • T151443 Research nightwatchjs
  • T152683 Set up Selenium tests for Kartographer extension