[Buildbot-devel] Nine: support for upgrades

Doug Latornell djl at douglatornell.ca
Wed Jan 22 18:44:13 UTC 2014

Losing all build history when we upgrade to nine won't be a problem for the
projects I use buildbot on.

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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