Phabricator upgrade - CI will be down for a short time

Austin Seipp austin at
Thu Jan 21 16:21:24 UTC 2016

The upgrade is complete. I'll keep everyone updated on the pending
Harbormaster situation.

On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 10:12 AM, Austin Seipp <austin at> wrote:
> 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,
> --
> Regards,
> Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
> Well-Typed LLP,


Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
Well-Typed LLP,

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