greg (Greg Grossmeier)Administrator
Release Team Manager

Today

  • Clear sailing ahead.

Tomorrow

  • Clear sailing ahead.

Thursday

  • Clear sailing ahead.

User Details

User Since
Sep 19 2014, 5:07 PM (135 w, 3 d)
Roles
Administrator
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IRC Nick
greg-g
LDAP User
Greg Grossmeier
MediaWiki User
Greg (WMF)

I work for the WMF. My personal account is greg.grossmeier, but I don't use it much :)

Recent Activity

Yesterday

greg added projects to T163671: LocalisationUpdate not working since 2017-04-11: Scap, I18n.
Mon, Apr 24, 9:39 PM · I18n, Scap, Deployment-Systems
greg edited projects for T160056: Add disabling comment syntax to resource-modules linter and setup Jenkins job, added: Continuous-Integration-Config; removed Release-Engineering-Team.
Mon, Apr 24, 7:40 PM · Continuous-Integration-Config, MobileFrontend, Reading-Web-Backlog
greg added a comment to T163671: LocalisationUpdate not working since 2017-04-11.
19:36 <+thcipriani> well. FWIW, scap 3.5.5 was put on the servers on the 11th
19:37 <+thcipriani> which is https://github.com/wikimedia/scap/blob/release/debian/changelog#L1-L41
Mon, Apr 24, 7:39 PM · I18n, Scap, Deployment-Systems
greg triaged T163671: LocalisationUpdate not working since 2017-04-11 as "Normal" priority.

see also: T158360: RFC: Disabling LocalisationUpdate on WMF wikis

Mon, Apr 24, 7:31 PM · I18n, Scap, Deployment-Systems
greg added a comment to T163512: MW-1.29.0-wmf.23 deployment blockers.

Actually, I went too far. Chad will be branching 1.30 this week. I'll rename these after his announce email.

Mon, Apr 24, 7:24 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)

Fri, Apr 21

greg closed T119270: Investigate using Phlogiston for releng as "Declined".

Maybe revisit later.

Fri, Apr 21, 9:13 PM · User-greg, Release-Engineering-Team
greg assigned T162954: MW-1.29.0-wmf.22 deployment blockers to mmodell.
Fri, Apr 21, 8:54 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg moved T163495: Mediawiki revision-related queries are failing with high rate for enwiki on codfw from To Triage to Active Situation on the Wikimedia-Incident board.
Fri, Apr 21, 4:54 PM · Patch-For-Review, codfw-rollout, Wikimedia-Incident, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
greg updated subscribers of T163507: Intermittent DB connectivity problem on phabricator, needs investigation.

I've enabled rate limiting in phabricator and @Joe enabled tw_reuse on the sql proxy.

Fri, Apr 21, 4:20 PM · Phabricator, Operations

Thu, Apr 20

greg closed T106751: Review team ownership of projects/things listed on the Developers/Maintainers page as "Resolved".

Not sure why this wasn't a sub-task of the other task on this where I was making all the updates. Done.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:48 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, User-greg
greg closed T109919: Publish WMF code-hosting exception policy as "Declined".
Thu, Apr 20, 10:47 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, User-greg
greg closed T109657: Setup meeting with $people to discuss code hosting exception policy, a subtask of T109919: Publish WMF code-hosting exception policy, as "Declined".
Thu, Apr 20, 10:47 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, User-greg
greg closed T109657: Setup meeting with $people to discuss code hosting exception policy as "Declined".
Thu, Apr 20, 10:47 PM · User-greg
greg placed T162954: MW-1.29.0-wmf.22 deployment blockers up for grabs.
Thu, Apr 20, 10:20 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg created T163512: MW-1.29.0-wmf.23 deployment blockers.
Thu, Apr 20, 10:20 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg assigned T162954: MW-1.29.0-wmf.22 deployment blockers to mmodell.
Thu, Apr 20, 10:20 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg moved T163063: SpecialRecentChangesLinked::doMainQuery bad query bringing down database server from To Triage to Active Situation on the Wikimedia-Incident board.
Thu, Apr 20, 6:15 PM · Wikimedia-Incident, User-Ladsgroup, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown, MediaWiki-Database
greg moved T163337: Watchlist entries duplicated several times from To Triage to Active Situation on the Wikimedia-Incident board.
Thu, Apr 20, 6:15 PM · Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Incident, MediaWiki-JobQueue, Revision-Scoring-As-A-Service, User-Ladsgroup, MediaWiki-extensions-ORES, ORES, MediaWiki-Watchlist, codfw-rollout
greg moved T163344: Do a root-cause analysis on CX outage during dc switch and get it back online from To Triage to Follow-up/Actionables on the Wikimedia-Incident board.
Thu, Apr 20, 6:15 PM · MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-04-11_(1.29.0-wmf.20)), Patch-For-Review, User-notice, Unplanned-Sprint-Work, Language-team April-June 2017 (Language-2017 Sprint 6), Wikimedia-Incident, codfw-rollout, ContentTranslation
greg added a project to T163063: SpecialRecentChangesLinked::doMainQuery bad query bringing down database server: Wikimedia-Incident.

@jcrespo because it's not deployed yet. Do you want me to do an unscheduled deploy?

Thu, Apr 20, 5:01 PM · Wikimedia-Incident, User-Ladsgroup, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown, MediaWiki-Database

Wed, Apr 19

greg closed T110068: Basic scap{2,3} canary deployment process & checks as "Resolved".

I don't believe there is anything left to do here to complete this task as stated. "Basic" is in place. Improvements/refinements go elsewhere :)

Wed, Apr 19, 11:46 PM · Patch-For-Review, Scap (Scap3-MediaWiki-MVP), scap2, WorkType-NewFunctionality
greg closed T110068: Basic scap{2,3} canary deployment process & checks, a subtask of T136883: Create canary deploy process for MediaWiki, as "Resolved".
Wed, Apr 19, 11:46 PM · Scap, WorkType-NewFunctionality, Deployment-Systems
greg moved T140507: skill matrix updates from Next to Done on the User-greg board.
Wed, Apr 19, 8:56 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, User-greg
greg closed T140507: skill matrix updates as "Declined".

Meh, not yet...

Wed, Apr 19, 8:56 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, User-greg
greg renamed T163106: Add a Wishlist/ Enhancement task type from "Add a Wishlist/ Enhancement priority level below lowest. " to "Add a Wishlist/ Enhancement task type".
Wed, Apr 19, 5:51 PM · Phabricator
greg added a parent task for T163106: Add a Wishlist/ Enhancement task type: T93499: Add support for task types.
Wed, Apr 19, 5:50 PM · Phabricator
greg added a subtask for T93499: Add support for task types: T163106: Add a Wishlist/ Enhancement task type.
Wed, Apr 19, 5:50 PM · Upstream, Phabricator (Upstream)
greg reopened T163106: Add a Wishlist/ Enhancement task type as "Open".

Re-opening as maybe the proposed solution is incorrect (new priority) but the desire to have an indicator of "not a bug" is valid. See T93499: Add support for task types. This task is basically a sub-task of that one identifying one such task type.

Wed, Apr 19, 5:48 PM · Phabricator

Tue, Apr 18

greg added a comment to T152827: Enable GuidedTour on all wikis.

Actually, I was wrong, or his edit is wrong. It's at https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Deployments#deploycal-item-20170425T1100 (11:00 UTC Tuesday/04:00 Pacific). So, yeah, 5am on Monday is still open.

Tue, Apr 18, 12:05 AM · User-notice, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Extension-setup, Wikimedia-Site-requests, MediaWiki-extensions-GuidedTour
greg added a comment to T152827: Enable GuidedTour on all wikis.

I'm proposing to do this April 25th. @Jdforrester-WMF okayed that, I'm confirming with @Dereckson.

Now moved to April 24th.

Tue, Apr 18, 12:01 AM · User-notice, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Extension-setup, Wikimedia-Site-requests, MediaWiki-extensions-GuidedTour

Mon, Apr 17

greg added a comment to T162813: Q4 - FY16/17 slide deck preparation.

There should be all day events for those dates in the description (I added them before I sent out that initial email to tech-mgt@).

Mon, Apr 17, 5:58 PM · Design-Research, Research-and-Data
greg added a comment to T93499: Add support for task types.

See also: T163106: Add a Wishlist/ Enhancement task type

Mon, Apr 17, 5:15 PM · Upstream, Phabricator (Upstream)
greg triaged T163106: Add a Wishlist/ Enhancement task type as "Normal" priority.

See also: T93499

Mon, Apr 17, 5:14 PM · Phabricator

Thu, Apr 13

greg added a comment to T103344: RESTBase deployment process.

@mobrovac status of this one?

Thu, Apr 13, 11:28 PM · Services (done), User-mobrovac, RESTBase, Deployment-Systems
greg removed projects from T162876: Intermittent failure of mwext-qunit-jessie for Popups: Continuous-Integration-Config, Continuous-Integration-Infrastructure, Release-Engineering-Team.

(Doesn't seem to be anything wrong with CI infra nor config, afaict)

Thu, Apr 13, 11:27 PM · MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-04-25_(1.29.0-wmf.21)), Patch-For-Review, Reading-Web-Planning, Unplanned-Sprint-Work, Reading-Web-Sprint-95, Page-Previews
greg updated subscribers of T162813: Q4 - FY16/17 slide deck preparation.
Thu, Apr 13, 10:51 PM · Design-Research, Research-and-Data
greg added a comment to T162813: Q4 - FY16/17 slide deck preparation.

(confusingly, @greg is my work account and @greg.grossmeier is my personal one)

Thu, Apr 13, 10:46 PM · Design-Research, Research-and-Data
greg edited the description of T161733: MW-1.29.0-wmf.21 deployment blockers.
Thu, Apr 13, 9:50 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg created T162954: MW-1.29.0-wmf.22 deployment blockers.
Thu, Apr 13, 9:50 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)

Tue, Apr 11

greg renamed T162505: Jenkins Web UI error - Backend fetch failed from "Jenkins Web UI error" to "Jenkins Web UI error - Backend fetch failed ".
Tue, Apr 11, 9:03 PM · Continuous-Integration-Infrastructure, Jenkins, Release-Engineering-Team
greg edited projects for T162505: Jenkins Web UI error - Backend fetch failed , added: Continuous-Integration-Infrastructure; removed Operations.
Tue, Apr 11, 9:03 PM · Continuous-Integration-Infrastructure, Jenkins, Release-Engineering-Team
greg removed a parent task for T116340: Deploy logstash logback encoder with scap3: T109926: [keyresult] Migrate all Service team owned services and MW to scap.
Tue, Apr 11, 5:55 PM · Services, Cassandra, Scap (Scap3-Adoption-Phase1), scap2, RESTBase-Cassandra
greg removed a subtask for T109926: [keyresult] Migrate all Service team owned services and MW to scap: T116340: Deploy logstash logback encoder with scap3.
Tue, Apr 11, 5:55 PM · releng-201516-q4, Scap (Scap3-Adoption-Phase1), scap2, releng-201516-q3, releng-201516-q2

Mon, Apr 10

greg added a comment to T161836: 404 error while accessing some images files (e.g. djvu, jpg, png, webm) on Commons and other sites.

Since some files linked here seem to 200 now (instead of 404) I'm lowering to "high", I'll keep looking at what might be causing this during a rebalance

Mon, Apr 10, 5:23 PM · User-fgiunchedi, media-storage, Operations, Multimedia

Thu, Apr 6

greg awarded T162256: Port Selenium tests from Ruby to Node.js on Reading Web extensions a Barnstar token.
Thu, Apr 6, 3:46 PM · Reading-Web-Backlog, User-zeljkofilipin, Patch-For-Review, RelatedArticles, MobileFrontend, Epic

Wed, Apr 5

greg added a watcher for Phabricator: greg.
Wed, Apr 5, 9:34 PM

Tue, Apr 4

Eevans awarded T116335: Deploy RESTBase with scap3 a Cookie token.
Tue, Apr 4, 1:54 PM · Services (done), Operations, User-mobrovac, Scap (Scap3-Adoption-Phase1), RESTBase
greg closed T161990: Give reedy phabricator admin as "Resolved".

Thanks Reedy. Sounds good to me.

Tue, Apr 4, 12:12 AM · User-greg, Phabricator

Mon, Apr 3

greg closed T161992: Add a phabricator userright similar to wikitech's content admin as "Declined".

Agreed.

Mon, Apr 3, 8:31 AM · Phabricator

Sun, Apr 2

greg added a comment to T161992: Add a phabricator userright similar to wikitech's content admin.

Luke, but its just code we could jerry rig it to do this no?

Sun, Apr 2, 9:09 PM · Phabricator

Wed, Mar 29

greg edited the description of T160552: MW-1.29.0-wmf.20 deployment blockers.
Wed, Mar 29, 7:10 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg created T161733: MW-1.29.0-wmf.21 deployment blockers.
Wed, Mar 29, 7:10 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)

Mon, Mar 27

greg added a comment to T98813: Move wikitech (silver) to HHVM.

Added T161553 as a subtask per above comments.

Mon, Mar 27, 7:29 PM · Operations, HHVM, wikitech.wikimedia.org, Labs
greg added a subtask for T98813: Move wikitech (silver) to HHVM: T161553: Remove OpenStackManager from Wikitech.
Mon, Mar 27, 7:29 PM · Operations, HHVM, wikitech.wikimedia.org, Labs
greg added a parent task for T161553: Remove OpenStackManager from Wikitech: T98813: Move wikitech (silver) to HHVM.
Mon, Mar 27, 7:29 PM · wikitech.wikimedia.org, MediaWiki-extensions-OpenStackManager, Labs
greg added a comment to T94149: Get rid of zend tests for wmf branches.

Wikitech on silver still runs Zend php 5.5 :(

I forget, why is that?

Mon, Mar 27, 7:00 PM · Patch-For-Review, Continuous-Integration-Infrastructure (Little Steps Sprint)
greg added a comment to T94149: Get rid of zend tests for wmf branches.

Wikitech on silver still runs Zend php 5.5 :(

Mon, Mar 27, 5:33 PM · Patch-For-Review, Continuous-Integration-Infrastructure (Little Steps Sprint)

Mar 24 2017

greg added a comment to T160762: deployment-ores-redis /srv/ redis is too small (500MBytes).

(Let us know if you need any assistance.)

Mar 24 2017, 9:31 PM · User-Ladsgroup, Beta-Cluster-Infrastructure, ORES, Revision-Scoring-As-A-Service

Mar 23 2017

greg added a watcher for services-tooling: greg.
Mar 23 2017, 10:36 PM
greg moved T134520: Create FY1617Q3 personal goals (for RelEng team members) from Backlog to Done on the User-greg board.
Mar 23 2017, 9:53 PM · User-greg
greg moved T134519: Create FY1617Q2 personal goals (for RelEng team members) from Backlog to Done on the User-greg board.
Mar 23 2017, 9:53 PM · User-greg
greg moved T134518: Create FY1617Q1 personal goals (for RelEng team members) from Backlog to Done on the User-greg board.
Mar 23 2017, 9:53 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, User-greg
greg moved T143795: Check in on puppet swat from Next to Done on the User-greg board.
Mar 23 2017, 9:53 PM · User-greg
greg closed T143795: Check in on puppet swat as "Declined".
Mar 23 2017, 9:53 PM · User-greg
greg added a comment to T143795: Check in on puppet swat.

Other than my one comment, I forgot the context for this...

Mar 23 2017, 9:53 PM · User-greg
greg closed T134520: Create FY1617Q3 personal goals (for RelEng team members) as "Declined".
Mar 23 2017, 9:52 PM · User-greg
greg closed T134519: Create FY1617Q2 personal goals (for RelEng team members) as "Declined".
Mar 23 2017, 9:52 PM · User-greg
greg closed T134518: Create FY1617Q1 personal goals (for RelEng team members) as "Declined".
Mar 23 2017, 9:52 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, User-greg
greg moved T145255: Require an associated task with each SWAT item from Next to Backlog on the User-greg board.
Mar 23 2017, 9:51 PM · User-greg, Release-Engineering-Team, Deployment-Systems
greg lowered the priority of T145255: Require an associated task with each SWAT item from "Normal" to "Lowest".

meh?

Mar 23 2017, 9:51 PM · User-greg, Release-Engineering-Team, Deployment-Systems
greg moved T141066: Identify "first responders" for "all" "components" deployed on Wikimedia servers from In Progress to Done on the User-greg board.
Mar 23 2017, 9:51 PM · Wikimedia-Incident, User-greg, Release-Engineering-Team
greg added a comment to T101757: Document extensions to be worked by Reading.

@dr0ptp4kt Is the current state (and use) of https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Developers/Maintainers sufficient for this (ooold) task? I just resolved T141066, fwiw. See also this comment on another related task: T115854#3126796

Mar 23 2017, 9:46 PM · Documentation, Reading-Admin
greg added a comment to T115854: Document code area responsibilities (Phab projects, Git repos) of each WMF engineering/dev team.

Please archive on Commons before it vanishes like all staff gdocs.

Mar 23 2017, 9:44 PM · User-greg, Documentation, WMF-Product-Development-Process, Developer-Relations
greg closed T141066: Identify "first responders" for "all" "components" deployed on Wikimedia servers as "Resolved".

Since the last comment on this task there has been a lot of positive edits on mw:Dev/Maint:
https://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Developers%2FMaintainers&type=revision&diff=2428822&oldid=2210661

Mar 23 2017, 9:43 PM · Wikimedia-Incident, User-greg, Release-Engineering-Team
greg edited the description of T141066: Identify "first responders" for "all" "components" deployed on Wikimedia servers.
Mar 23 2017, 9:41 PM · Wikimedia-Incident, User-greg, Release-Engineering-Team

Mar 21 2017

greg added a watcher for Prod-Kubernetes: greg.
Mar 21 2017, 8:12 PM

Mar 16 2017

greg added a comment to T159592: Create a project for Wikimedia Venezuela's Technology Committee.

Clarification, when you say "This project is only for the Wikimedia Venezuela's Technology Committee for that reason, nobody (except the Committee) can access in this project." does that mean that you wish all tasks created within the project to be only visible to members of that project? Is a "Space" what you need instead? See: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Phabricator/Creating_and_renaming_projects#Restricting_access_via_Space_policies

Mar 16 2017, 11:36 PM · Project-Admins
greg updated subscribers of T160715: Single task appearing in two columns on a workboard.
Mar 16 2017, 10:35 PM · Phabricator
greg created T160715: Single task appearing in two columns on a workboard.
Mar 16 2017, 10:34 PM · Phabricator

Mar 15 2017

greg edited the description of T160551: MW-1.29.0-wmf.19 deployment blockers.
Mar 15 2017, 5:37 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg created T160552: MW-1.29.0-wmf.20 deployment blockers.
Mar 15 2017, 5:36 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg edited the description of T160550: MW-1.29.0-wmf.18 deployment blockers.
Mar 15 2017, 5:35 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg created T160551: MW-1.29.0-wmf.19 deployment blockers.
Mar 15 2017, 5:35 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg edited the description of T160549: MW-1.29.0-wmf.17 deployment blockers.
Mar 15 2017, 5:34 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg created T160550: MW-1.29.0-wmf.18 deployment blockers.
Mar 15 2017, 5:34 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg edited the description of T158997: MW-1.29.0-wmf.16 deployment blockers.
Mar 15 2017, 5:33 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)
greg created T160549: MW-1.29.0-wmf.17 deployment blockers.
Mar 15 2017, 5:32 PM · Release, Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment-Blockers)

Mar 10 2017

greg renamed T160125: The star for the "favorites" menu is non-obvious from "Phabricator's "favorites" menu should not use a star icon" to "The star for the "favorites" menu is non-obvious".
Mar 10 2017, 6:53 PM · Upstream, Phabricator (Upstream)

Mar 9 2017

greg added a comment to T160125: The star for the "favorites" menu is non-obvious.

(I have no major opinion on UI elements such as this.)

Mar 9 2017, 9:37 PM · Upstream, Phabricator (Upstream)
greg added a comment to T160125: The star for the "favorites" menu is non-obvious.

Facebook uses stars for saving posts to read later, so it's not unheard of.

Mar 9 2017, 9:36 PM · Upstream, Phabricator (Upstream)
greg added a comment to T160045: Search box in Phabricator on Android Chrome closes right away (need to hold down finger to stay open).

Yup, can confirm in Chrome on Android, but not in Firefox on Android.

Mar 9 2017, 9:21 PM · Browser-Support-Android-Google-Chrome, Mobile, Phabricator

Mar 7 2017

greg added a project to T107515: Setup alerting for l10nupdate: Monitoring.
Mar 7 2017, 6:25 PM · Monitoring, Deployment-Systems
greg renamed T107515: Setup alerting for l10nupdate from "Setup alerts for l10nupdate" to "Setup alerting for l10nupdate".
Mar 7 2017, 6:24 PM · Monitoring, Deployment-Systems

Mar 6 2017

greg closed T159759: "jerkins-bot" as "Declined".

On purpose. Humor is good. Moving along. :)

Mar 6 2017, 10:18 PM · Operations, Wikibugs
greg added a comment to T159759: "jerkins-bot".

I built the first version of this, and it didn't work. Someone fixed it later :D

where is "it"?

Mar 6 2017, 10:17 PM · Operations, Wikibugs
greg added a comment to T159759: "jerkins-bot".

I built the first version of this, and it didn't work. Someone fixed it later :D

Mar 6 2017, 10:15 PM · Operations, Wikibugs
greg added a project to T159759: "jerkins-bot": Operations.

I noticed this recently, too. I presume it's a hack to make Operations team feel better about their -1s :) Only happens in their channel, afaict.

Mar 6 2017, 10:12 PM · Operations, Wikibugs
greg changed the status of T159744: Gerrit: inline edit references are not updated, a subtask of T156120: Update gerrit to 2.14, from "Declined" to "Invalid".
Mar 6 2017, 10:10 PM · Patch-For-Review, Release-Engineering-Team, Gerrit
greg changed the status of T159744: Gerrit: inline edit references are not updated from "Declined" to "Invalid".
Mar 6 2017, 10:10 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, Gerrit
greg closed T159743: Gerrit: can lose data if it crashes as "Invalid".

Per T159744 also invaliding.

Mar 6 2017, 10:09 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, Gerrit, Operations