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RE: [cross-project-issues-dev] Re:[] Europa maintenance

DSDP-TM is OK to deliver till noon EDT tomorrow.
Since it seems only the +2 tiers are affected... do we _have to_ ensure everyone is on board?
Or would it be OK if some +2 tiers upload after noon EDT, such that they are only visible
on the main download server in the beginning but not yet mirrored? Or am I misunderstanding?

Martin Oberhuber
Wind River Systems, Inc.
Target Management Project Lead, DSDP PMC Member


From: [] On Behalf Of Kim Moir
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 9:04 PM
To: Cross project issues
Subject: Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] Re:[] Europa maintenance

Just to clarify, has everyone agreed to the plan to have all projects push their content to the servers at Thursday noon EDT as the Nick suggested?  So am I to assume that the  the synchronization between the server nodes will be frozen before noon - what time?  A confirmation from the Eclipse foundation would be appreciated :-)

In the past, making a release available without mirror replication has caused the servers and webmasters to overheat so I'd like to avoid that.


Nick Boldt/Toronto/IBM@IBMCA
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09/25/2007 01:30 PM

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[cross-project-issues-dev] Re: []        Europa maintenance

If last year is any indication of how this year will go, trying to do
all the promotes on Friday at the same time everyone starts
downloading the Fall Maintenance bits will be madness -- maxed
bandwidth, broken uploads, broken downloads, frustrated users, etc.

Can we implement a Thursday cutoff for mirror synching like we did in
June? That is, +2 projects will have their final bits on the server by
noonish on Thu, so that there's 24hrs for mirror replication before
the public release on Friday.

Are +2 projects ok with losing a day from the schedule?

If so, we should also update the Winter Maintenance schedule to do the same.


On 9/25/07, Markus Knauer <mknauer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> According to the +0
> date was Monday, but there is still a build with 'Overall Status: Fail'
> listed on the status page, dated 21st of September.
> I think this is something that definitely must be improved for the Ganymede
> release, but now it is important to get a stable Europa Fall Maintenance
> build.
> * Release date == +2 date (both on Friday, 28th)
>   -> Given that the above webpage is correct, then there are many projects
>      delivering their content on that day; I am happy if the first Europa
>      build works without problem, but I expect some errors.
>   -> What about giving the mirror servers some time to sync?
> * EPP packaging builds...
>   -> I need a consistent Eclipse Europa Update Site to build the packages, and
>      this was not always the case. In fact, most of the time the build was
>      broken. This is another issue that we should keep in mind for Ganymede.
>   -> I would like to update all the EPP download packages on the same day with
>      the Europa Fall Maintenance Release, but to be realistic: I don't think
>      this goal is within reach. I would prefer to build the packages as soon
>      as the Europa build gets green, upload them as usual to the EPP download
>      area and if everything looks good, change the Eclipse download page
>      next Tuesday (2007-10-02).
> Markus
> On Monday 24 September 2007 23:58, Kim Moir wrote:
> > Looking at the Europa build page, this is the week we release the Europa
> > maintenance release.
> >
> >
> >
> > >From at the build schedule, it doesn't seem that there are any builds
> >
> > scheduled for today.
> >
> >
> >
> > Given that we are releasing this week, shouldn't the builds be more
> > frequent, for instance every night at least?
> >
> > Also, it would be nice if there were a schedule with dates and times for
> > pushing the release builds up to so allow the mirrors adequate
> > time to sync.
> >
> > Kim
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