[webkit-dev] Downtime for Bugzilla upgrade on Thursday, October 16 from 8-10 AM PDT
ddkilzer at webkit.org
Thu Oct 16 10:58:14 PDT 2014
Please file bugs on bugs.webkit.org and reply to this thread with the bug.
Sent from my iPhone 6
> On Oct 16, 2014, at 10:56 AM, David Kilzer <ddkilzer at webkit.org> wrote:
> Sorry, sent this from the wrong address before the update.
>> On Oct 16, 2014, at 3:33 AM, Osztrogonác Csaba <oszi at inf.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
>> have you tried if the webkit-patch bugzilla tool (upload,
>> apply-attachment, apply-from-bug, ... ), the review tool,
>> the commit queue and EWS will work properly with the new
>> bugzilla version?
> I did verify webkit-patch upload works. We don't have an easy way to test commit queue and EWS outside of the production environment. (That is something we want to improve going forward.)
> If those are too broken to fix quickly, the plan is to roll back.
>> I think they are very fragile and highly rely on the generated
>> HTML forms. I prefer fixing these tools before updating to
>> breaking them and then trying to fix.
> I wanted to upgrade as soon as possible to patch security issues that were not back-ported to the version we were running.
>> Just out of curiosity, if we do an upgrade, why do we upgrade
>> to the old stable release (4.2.11), why not the latest stable
>> relase (4.4.6)? Is there a fundamental reason for it?
> It was the quickest path to upgrade to a version where security patches were available.
> I had upgraded to 4.2.5 about a year ago, and had qualified over 90% of the website, so it was quickest to upgrade to 4.2.11 rather than 4.4.6 (which could have introduced more compat issues with tools).
>> There are many good fixes in 4.4 release. If we can't upgrade
>> to 4.4 for some reason, it would be great to cherry-pick at
>> least the following changes:
>> "It is now possible to add yourself to the CC list when uploading an attachment and when editing an existing one." (note)
>> --> auto cc reviewer - https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=124047 )
>> "Changes to the CC list no longer causes midair collisions." (note)
>> --> It is very annoying if you are commenting a bug, and you
>> have to start it again if somebody else cc-ed him/herself.
>> Or if you clicked force, it would remove these new cc-s.
> After we upgrade to 4.2.11, I will start work on 4.4.6 (plus a way to test the EWS and commit queue with our test environment).
>> And one more question: Are you planning to check-in
>> the new bugzilla to Websites/bugs.webkit.org ?
> Yes. That will be part of the upgrade. It's split into many individual patches (and 3 merge patches); I didn't want to squash-merge it in case it was easier to fix a future bug based on these changes.
>> (note): http://www.bugzilla.org/releases/4.4/release-notes.html#v44_feat
>> David Kilzer írta:
>>> We’re planning on upgrading Bugzilla (bugs.webkit.org <http://bugs.webkit.org/>) from 3.2.3 to 4.2.11 on Thursday, October 16 from 8-10 AM PDT <x-apple-data-detectors://1>.
>>> Sorry for the short notice. I sent this message from the wrong address, and didn't see he bounce message until now.
>>> Please let me know if you have questions or concerns. Thanks!
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