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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [JENKINS] [IMPORTANT] - Jenkins Migration and Upgrade (And JDK7 deprecation)
Date Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:04:40 GMT
I think it depends upon your job type, as Gavin wrote: "in terms of Maven
jobs for JDK 7"

On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Lukasz Lenart <lukaszlenart@apache.org>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> How to understand that? It won't be possible to run a job using JDK7
> anymore, right? Even if I selected such JDK in my build, Jenkins won't
> run it, is that true?
>
> We cannot run this build [1] anymore as JDK6 isn't support by the
> slaves [2] - will it be the same?
>
> [1] https://builds.apache.org/view/S-Z/view/Struts/job/
> Struts-JDK6-support-2.3/
> [2] https://builds.apache.org/view/S-Z/view/Struts/job/
> Struts-JDK6-support-2.3/1064/console
>
>
> Regards
> --
> Łukasz
> + 48 606 323 122 http://www.lenart.org.pl/
>
> 2017-06-27 9:03 GMT+02:00 Gavin McDonald <gavin@16degrees.com.au>:
> > ASF Jenkins Master Migration and Upgrade on :-
> >
> >
> > Location                                                Local Time
>                                         Time Zone       UTC Offset
> > Melbourne (Australia - Victoria)        Sunday, 16 July 2017 at 10:00:00
> am     AEST            UTC+10 hours
> > New York (USA - New York)               Saturday, 15 July 2017 at
> 8:00:00 pm    EDT                     UTC-4 hours
> > Corresponding UTC (GMT)         Sunday, 16 July 2017 at 00:00:00
> >
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > A few things are going to happen in just over 2 weeks.
> >
> > 1. Migration of Jenkins to a new host. A Jenkins Master module and yaml
> have been puppetized and ready to go.
> >     What we need to do to migrate the Master away from its current host
> is turn off the old service. Perform a final
> >     rsync of data and perform the migration tasks.
> >
> >     As we intend to preserve history for jobs this will take some time.
> >     At the same time as doing this migration to a new host, all slave
> connections will be updated (see below.)
> >     I have no current estimate of downtime, but it will run into several
> hours. We do plan to run this migration on a
> >     Sunday at the lowest part of Jenkins usual usage.
> >
> > 2. Upgrade of Jenkins - Jenkins project released a new LTS release,
> version 2.60.1. This is a major release and breaks
> >     Jenkins in terms of Maven jobs for JDK 7 in the same way that it
> happened for Maven and JDK 6 a few months back.
> >
> >     The infra team (mainly myself) got quite some feedback on not
> supplying advance notice of this breakage. That upgrade
> >     however was necessary due to security fixes that required our
> upgrade.  This email serves as advance warning of the
> >     upcoming upgrade of Jenkins, the downtime due to the migration of
> the service to a new host; and notice of the breakage
> >     to JDK 7 that the upgrade brings.
> >
> >     Please familiarise yourself with the Jenkins LTS upgrade notes at
> [1].
> >     In particular please note:-
> >
> >     “…2.60.1 is the first Jenkins LTS release that requires Java 8 to
> run. If you're using the Maven Project type, please note that it needs to
> use a JDK capable of running Jenkins, i.e. JDK 8 or up. If you configure an
> older JDK in a Maven Project, Jenkins will attempt to find a newer JDK and
> use that automatically. If your SSH Slaves fail to start and you have the
> plugin install the JRE to run them, make sure to update SSH Slaves Plugin
> to at least version 1.17 (1.20 recommended).
> > Changes since 2.60:
> > Fix for NullPointerException while initiating some SSH connections
> (regression in 2.59). (issue 44120 <https://issues.jenkins-ci.
> org/browse/JENKINS-44120>)
> > Notable changes since 2.46.3:
> > Jenkins (master and agents) now requires Java 8 to run. (issue 27624 <
> https://issues.jenkins-ci.org/browse/JENKINS-27624> <>, issue 42709 <
> https://issues.jenkins-ci.org/browse/JENKINS-42709> <>, pull 2802 <
> https://github.com/jenkinsci/jenkins/pull/2802>, announcement blog post <
> https://jenkins.io/blog/2017/04/10/jenkins-has-upgraded-to-java-8/>)
> >
> > …”
> >
> > There are over 30 other enhancements/fixes since 2.46.2 which we
> currently run so please do take a note of those.
> >
> > Recap: In just over 2 weeks, downtime for a migration AND upgrade is
> planned.
> >
> > Please do not rely on Jenkins at all for that weekend if you use it in
> your release workflow.
> >
> > Please do take this notice back to your dev lists.
> >
> > Any questions or concerns please email back to builds@apache.org
> <mailto:builds@apache.org> only.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Gav…
> >
> > [1] - https://jenkins.io/changelog-stable/
>

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