Phabricator upgrade - CI will be down for a short time

Austin Seipp austin at
Thu Jan 21 16:12:04 UTC 2016

Hello *,

The server will be going down in just a moment for the upgrade. I
turned off jobs earlier this morning so the build queue is now empty.
Hold tight.

On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 7:07 AM, Austin Seipp <austin at> wrote:
> Hi *,
> TL;DR Phabricator will go down for about 5 minutes later today, but
> the CI will be off for a while longer.
> I wanted to alert everyone: I'll be upgrading Phabricator shortly this
> morning, after doing a bunch of testing to make sure our upgrade will
> go smoothly.
> Luckily, it will go quite smoothly. The upgrade on the database backup
> I performed went without a hitch, and everything still seems to work
> quite well. You shouldn't really notice a huge difference in
> day-to-day usage...
> However, it will require redoing some pieces of the CI system, so when
> I do the upgrade, _Harbormaster won't work for a short time_. That
> means your patches won't get built - do not be alarmed by this.
> I tested this before, but we'll have to do some other changes to make
> it happen 'for real' this time (including some CDN fiddling). Ben also
> recently rewrote the terrible build script I originally wrote, so I'd
> like to deploy it instead if possible. Thomas has also rightfully
> prodded me about some of the current CI complaints, so hopefully these
> can be sorted out too.
> This upgrade has been long in the tooth, but luckily you shouldn't
> notice much beyond a minor hitch here, and CI being gone for a little
> while. Hopefully it should be done by the end of the day.
> In the mean time, I'll give Ben access to the newer (20 core)
> buildbot, so he'll be able to validate your changes quite quickly for
> integration.
> I'll reply to this email with updates.
> --
> Regards,
> Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
> Well-Typed LLP,


Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
Well-Typed LLP,

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