Wikidata deployment

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Deployment Check List

  • make sure all relevant repositories have been branched
  • make sure the branch to be deployed has been tested with the correct branch of core
  • update the relevant submodule pointers on the wmf deployment branch
  • find all mentioned of "DEPLOY" in commit messages of any changes that are new on the branch being deployed, and build a pre/post-deployment checklists from these.

See also:

wmf/1.26wmf12[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Phase Date Wikis
Phase 2 Thursday, July 2, 2015 Deploy to Wikipedias
Phase 1 Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Deploy to Wikidata, Wikivoyage, Commons, Wikisource, Wikiquote, Wikinews, Wikibooks
Phase 0 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Deploy to testwikidata
Branchday Monday, June 29, 2015

Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Special:UnconnectedPages doesn't support prefix searching and interwiki-only pages anymore
  • Machine readable versions (in various formats) of Wikibase entities will be advertised in their page heads as alternate link. Be aware that static html pages served from varnish will not update immediately. (phab:T96298)
  • Switch from DataModel 2.x to 3.x (gerrit:217885), causes small breaking API change.
  • Small breaking DOM change: Wikibase no longer adds its own <h­1> but uses MediaWiki's default .firstHeading element. (phab:T93534)
  • Small breaking DOM change: Add heading before sitelinks section (gerrit:203874)
  • Property aliases are now unique and conflicts lead to properties not being editable anymore (gerrit:217238)
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Bug fixes[edit | edit source]

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Deployment notes[edit | edit source]

Past deployments[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]