Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20141104



Team Business[edit]

  • No meeting next week (govt holidays)

Scrum of Scrums[edit]

  • Dependency wall

(kept as long url because all short url providers are blocked by


  • Security and Herald - two herald rules (one admin one that sets security first, second one runs last to sanitize)
  • phabricator is spamming wikibugs-l, trying to deal with that somehow
  • Sean merged the l10n change (!!)
  • l10nupdate still disabled
  • RFC draft "Multiple repositories tested together" published (Antoine)
    • ACTION please please give it a look and give some feedback :D
  • One Zuul patch deployed, still pending upstream reviews (Antoine)
  • Antoine busy at OpenStack summit the whole week
  • Timo moving more jobs from prod slave to labs slave running Trusty (Timo)
  • (Zeljkof) Rubocop done, announcement has been sent to wikitech list last week

Browser tests[edit]

  • Major refactor for VisualEditor tests: no more iframes. Page Object rawks.
    • More pairing with Rummana coming
  • Many Flow updates, a few more to go
  • Builds turned green today: Core, UploadWizard, and pending BZ fixes VisualEditor and MobileFrontend
  • Testing out experimental env-abstraction-layer branch of MWS
  • Finishing RuboCop setup (Željko)
  • Željko looking at browsertests/Jenkins performance issue
  • (Dan) Work on November presentation w/ Bryan Davis
  • (Dan) Sending mediawiki-vagrant survey to wikitech-l


  • RelEng in-progress



  • 11/3 - 11/7: Antoine - OpenStack Summit Paris
  • 11/11 - Antoine Holiday (WW1)
  • 11/11 - Veteran's Day (US)
  • 11/27 - Thanksgiving (US)