#buildbot: weekly

Meeting started by djmitche at 16:33:55 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

  1. Introduction (djmitche, 16:34:33)
  2. Development week-in-review (djmitche, 16:35:00)
    1. We have a healthy number of PRs, both bug fixes and contributed enhancements (djmitche, 16:37:34)
    2. lots of improvements are to nine features, so it is gaining momentum (djmitche, 16:38:14)
    3. AGREED: will release beta9 on Monday, potentially without buildbot-worker (like beta8) (djmitche, 16:42:04)

  3. service2.buildbot.net downtime (djmitche, 16:42:53)
    1. One of our three servers failed on Friday, and Amar brought it back up on Monday (djmitche, 16:43:07)
    2. Some work nearby in OSUOSL dislodged its power cable, and the monitoring didn't alert Amar (djmitche, 16:43:32)
    3. https://www.statuspage.io/pricing ? (sa2ajj, 16:45:14)
    4. AGREED: will set up uptimerobot.com to alert us of failures like this more quickly in the future (djmitche, 16:49:34)

  4. Bug 2340 Update (djmitche, 16:51:26)
    1. removed usePTY worker-side configuration option (PR 2184) (djmitche, 16:58:28)
    2. planning to have a release-able buildbot-worker this week, after which we can make a release candidate (djmitche, 16:58:57)

  5. Dropping Python 2.6 (djmitche, 17:04:31)
    1. Proposal is to drop master-side support for Python-2.6 (djmitche, 17:04:48)
    2. pros/cons assembled before the meeting - https://pastebin.mozilla.org/8869523 (djmitche, 17:05:58)
    3. https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux#RHEL_5 (tardyp, 17:08:37)
    4. https://github.com/buildbot/botherders/blob/master/policies/support.md (djmitche, 17:13:05)
    5. AGREED: Buildbot will drop Python-2.6 support with the 0.9.0 release (djmitche, 17:24:44)
    6. (see chat log for details of the decision) (djmitche, 17:24:51)

  6. E2E / Integration Testing (djmitche, 17:33:34)


Meeting ended at 17:44:37 UTC (full logs).

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  7. skelly (5)
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