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So, we're now advanced enough with qastaging that its time to take the
next step with ReleaseFeaturesWhenTheyAreDone.
Note that this can be rolled back easily if there are problems.
What has changed?
- Edge no longer deploys daily.
- Edge now deploys when a deployment is requested on the Launchpad
Production Status wikipage (staff only)
- https://qastaging.launchpad.net/ is open for qa purposes. This
upgrades every 30 minutes from devpad. Code should be live here in < 1
hour from pqm completion.
What benefits do we get?
- Less variation in production
- specifically all appservers will be running the same code
- we're no longer deploying unvalidated code - all end user
appservers have the same qa rules, making monthly releases easier.
What do you need to do?
- If a revision in devel should not be deployed, mark it
bad-revision=$REVNO (see the C-D wiki link below)
- QA promptly.
- Start asking for deployments of QA'd revisions.
- Please QA changes in stable using https://qastaging.launchpad.net/
preferentially; staging if you cannot qa on qastaging (and let me know
that this is the case).
- If you can't, please let a losa know and they can reenable edge
deployments immediately (but only if staging won't be good enough -
the goal is to have edge deployments totally removed).