Filing bugs on Landfill; upgrading Perl on Landfill

Gervase Markham gerv at
Tue Dec 9 15:32:23 UTC 2014

On 07/12/14 13:45, Teemu Mannermaa wrote:
> Yes, please, gerv, ask me before doing massive infra related changes.
> There are lot of things going on that unfortunately are only known by me
> as there has not been anybody else working on these things..

The last set of changes I did, I did with authority of a deputy project
lead. And I made sure not to delete anything permanently so changes
could be rolled back if they were wrong (which was true in one case).

> Looks like somebody blew away all local changes on the tip installs. It
> was changed to run a custom Perl 5.10.1 install on the system using the
> official instructions available on Bugzilla FAQ.

That would be dkl, replacing the bzr checkout with a git checkout due to
the recent VCS issues I caused leading to non-updating of the trunk on
the bzr mirror.

> Otherwise, landfill is due to get replaced with a CentOS 6 that has Perl
> 5.10.1 as a system level component so that these shenanigans are not
> necessary anymore.

It is? That's news to me, and good news. One reason I did some cleanup a
few weeks ago is that in discussion it was thought that no-one had time
to stand up a new box. Is there a bug tracking this work?


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