Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/2021-03-17

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2021-03-17[edit]

Thcipriani: Sorry I have to skip today. I am taking the train ranting on the road and attending the monthly engineering leaders meeting this week. Dan: I'll be playing the role of Tyler today

Vacations/Important dates[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 18-19 Mar: Mukunda out.
  • 26 Mar->2 Apr: Dancy out
  • 29 Mar: US staff with reqs


  • 01-02 Apr: Dancy out
  • 12 Apr: US staff with reqs
  • 13-16 Apr: Brennen out
  • 22 Apr: Earth Day -- US staff with reqs
  • 23 Apr: dancy out
  • 08-29 May: Dan out for a few weeks of paternity leave

Train[edit]

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/s3KW8bpsXhYF/#R
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Important_dates


  • 16 Nov - wmf.18 - Ahmon + Antoine
  • 23 Nov - wmf.19 - No Train - Thanksgiving Thurs/Fri https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T263185
  • 30 Nov - wmf.20 - Antoine + Mukunda
  • 7 Dec - wmf.21 - Mukunda + Dan
  • 14 Dec - wmf.22 - Dan + Jeena
  • 21 Dec - wmf.23 - No Train
  • 28 Dec - wmf.24 - No Train
  • 4 Jan - wmf.25 - Jeena + Lars Antoine
    • NB: Lars is only back from holiday on Thursday Jan 7
  • 11 Jan - wmf.26 - Lars + Jeena
  • 18 Jan - wmf.27 - Brennen + Lars (Monday is a holiday)
  • 25 Jan - wmf.28 - Ahmon + Brennen
  • 1 Feb - wmf.29 - Antoine + Ahmon
  • 8 Feb - wmf.30 - Mukunda + Antoine
  • 15 Feb - wmf.31 - Dan + Mukunda (Monday is a holiday)
  • 22 Feb - wmf.32 - Jeena + Dan
  • 1 Mar - wmf.33 - Lars + Jeena
  • 8 Mar - wmf.34 - Brennen + Lars
  • 15 Mar - wmf.35 - Ahmon + Brennen
  • 22 Mar - wmf.36 - Antoine + Ahmon


Status[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor

SoS[edit]

  • 2019-08-14 onwards: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/
  • 2020-08-26 onwards: Deb is in charge/SoS is async
  • 2020-11-25: Brennen
  • 2020-12-02: Ahmon
  • 2020-12-09: Tyler
  • 2020-12-16: Antoine
  • 2021-01-06: Tyler
  • 2021-01-13: Text only update
  • 2021-01-20: Mukunda
  • 2021-01-27: Text only update
  • 2021-02-03: Thcipriani
  • 2021-02-10: Thcipriani
  • 2021-02-24: Thcipriani

Outgoing[edit]

Callouts[edit]

Incoming[edit]

Team Business[edit]

Incoming/Needs attention[edit]

Book club/Lunch and Learn[edit]

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - Mar '21 edition[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!
  • PipelineLib fully working on releases-jenkins.wikimedia.org
  • Credentials added to pipelinelib

Standup![edit]

Ahmon[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Train duty. group0 at .35
    • Minor logspam-watch mods (.logspamwatchrc)
    • TODO: Why did scap ask me: Continue running "scap sync"? [y/N] even though deploy-promote ran scap sync-world ?
    • TODO: Experiment w/ detecting already-applied patches (Lars already doing this?)
    • TODO: Talk to Nikerabbit about l10nupdate ideas
  • Blocked by:
    • nil
  • Blocking:
    • null

Antoine[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Jenkins running on Java 11
    • Blog post about Gerrit memory leak https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/J232
    • Some Quibble stuff and bunch of reviews
    • doc.wm.o deployment now restart php-fpm to clear opcache
    • Figuring out a strategy for Quibble jobs Stretch > Buster upgrade
  • Blocked by:
    • Could not find the script I used to mass trigger Jenkins jobs bah
  • Blocking:

Brennen[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • More bureaucracy. :(
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • GitLab bureaucracy.
      • Contractors theoretically have the access they need.
      • Hiring: Working on questions with Ahmon this week.
    • Helping with train this week as needed.
    • Train documentation: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T273802

Dan[edit]

Jeena[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • New direction for privateSettings in mediawiki image
    • pet team work and meetings
    • did some work on rdf-streaming-updater helm chart and debugging helm test
    • catching up on local dev work

Lars[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • no
  • Blocking:
    • no
  • Updates:
    • Working on "scap apply-patches"
    • Spring is coming

Mukunda[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:

Tyler[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • Nothing
  • Blocking:
    • ???
  • Updates: