[Buildbot-devel] Nine: support for upgrades

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Tue Jan 21 23:37:57 UTC 2014

I'm fine with losing all build history on upgrade, but then, I'm at a
small shop.

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 3:35 PM, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at v.igoro.us> wrote:
> At the moment, the plan is that upgrades to nine will lose all build
> data - we aren't writing any code to try to unpickle existing builds
> and import that data into the database as part of the normal
> upgrade-master process.  One major advantage is that we don't need to
> keep all of the old classes around in the codebase to support
> unpickling.
> This might make a nice, distinct project for someone to work on, though.
> I'd like to gauge reactions to the idea of losing all build history on
> upgrade to 0.9.0 - is that a showstopper to ever upgrading, or an
> acceptable cost?
> Dustin
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