[arch-dev-public] archweb port essentially complete, please test

K. Piche kpiche at rogers.com
Wed Oct 22 23:56:19 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 20:06 -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 7:06 PM, Dusty Phillips <buchuki at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > I've finished my first iteration of porting the archweb_pub and
> > archweb_dev sites to django-1.0, along with a substantial rewrite of
> > several portions of the code, as I mentioned in a previous status
> > update. I'm confident the porting part has gone smoothly, but I have
> > concerns that I overlooked testing all aspects (as there are no unit
> > tests on this project as yet) of the code I rewrote.
> >
> > As such I'm soliciting developer and community to test both sites. The
> > more people that break it, the better I'll feel about putting it into
> > production. ;-) I've copied the current archweb database into a
> > playground for testing. The two sites can be accessed here:
> >
> > Public Arch Linux site:
> >    http://pub.playground.archlinux.ca/
> >
> > Developer Arch Linux site:
> >    http://dev.playground.archlinux.ca/
> >
> > Since I copied the live database over, your developer login on the
> > test site should be the same as it is on the live archweb_dev.
> >
> > Once I'm confident the site is tested enough, I will need someone with
> > superpowers to schedule a time to coordinate the upgrade of django
> > (via pacman, drop the ignorepkg in pacman.conf) with merging the new
> > branch into master and updating the live site. We should probably take
> > the live site down for a bit -- do you think we can pull Eliott out of
> > retirement for a bit to come up with a downtime message?
> I just did a quick browse of the public site and things seemed to be
> working fine, or at least I didn't break it. Great work here, thanks.

Looks pretty good to me too.  I'm just curious if Judd still wants his
mailto link at the bottom of every page.  :)

> -Dan
K. Piche <kpiche at rogers.com>

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