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Subject: Re: scheduled downtime for migration

Re: scheduled downtime for migration

From: Solomon Peachy via rockbox <>
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2020 19:38:38 -0400

On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 06:43:59PM -0400, Jason Arthur Taylor wrote:
> That's great news! What other steps are still needed to avoid disruption
> next year?

There are two big items remaining:

 1) web sites (www, downloads, build, etc)
 2) git & gerrit

The web stuff consisits of many separate pieces but they're all lumped
in together due to tight integration at the local filesystem level,
making it a veritable PITA to migrate separately.

I'm going piece by piece, getting each one working, and moving onto the
next. When that's all good, we'll figure out a window to take the
existing site offline, re-synchronize the (substantial amount of) data,
and switch everything over.

I'm hoping to make this happen by the end of April.

After that mudball is moved, git & gerrit will be relatively
straightforward, perhaps by the end of May? Either way, I see no reason
why this whole process won't be done by the summer, well in advance of
the 2021 guillotine date.

 - Solomon
Solomon Peachy			      pizza at shaftnet dot org (email&xmpp)
                                      _at_pizza:shaftnet dot org   (matrix)
High Springs, FL                      speachy (freenode)

Received on 2020-04-12

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