[Development] Gerrit Upgrade

Sergio Ahumada sahumada at texla.cl
Mon May 6 21:43:07 CEST 2019

On 06.05.19 14:16, Frederik Gladhorn wrote:
> Hello,
> We've been working on the Gerrit Upgrade for a while now and we are finally 
> getting ready to deploy the new goodness.
> We have all patches in our fork (yes, sadly we continue diverging a bit from 
> mainstream, adding our own state handling for the CI).
> The good news is that there are very few changes to Gerrit itself and most of 
> the code is now in a self-contained plugin.
> We aim to do the Upgrade to Gerrit 2.16.7 around the 20th of May (yes, that's 
> a Monday, we assume Gerrit will be down for the full day that day).
> The plan is to not actually take that long, but we want to make sure things 
> actually work after the long wait and there are one or two things we cannot 
> test very well without the right domain and everything in place.
> Things look good though and I'm fairly confident that we'll manage the upgrade 
> in May.
> We will collect some documentation here, currently it's just a placeholder 
> page, not yet worth visiting, unless you know the newer Gerrit and want to 
> help out documenting what is new:
> https://wiki.qt.io/Gerrit_Upgrade_2019
> Cheers,
> Frederik

Did you already try migrating the repos from the old Gerrit to the new
one? Is that why it would take the whole day?

If so, did you have to migrate step by step 2.7->2.8->...->2.15->2.16 or
directly from 2.7->2.16?

Sergio Ahumada
sahumada at texla.cl

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