Sysadmin report on the modernization of our infrastructure

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Fri Jan 23 21:16:35 GMT 2015

On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 4:05 AM, Thomas L├╝bking
<thomas.luebking at> wrote:
> On Freitag, 23. Januar 2015 03:34:11 CET, Ben Cooksley wrote:
>> For that particular post - we would need to install Arcanist on all of
>> the build nodes behind
>> The libphutil part you see there goes on the Phabricator instance
>> itself - and is used to inform Jenkins that it needs to perform a
>> build.
>> The script in question is included in that post, and is also available
>> at
>> We would need to install the appropriate Phabricator Python API though.
>> [...]
>> Harbormaster is eventually intended to be a full blown CI solution -
>> like Jenkins.
>> At the moment it is only capable of doing some very basic operations,
>> hence the Alpha label.
> Would that boil down to "For the moment, we patch CI onto Phabricator with a
> custom script based on arcanist event listeners and ad some point later, it
> (Jenkins) will be replaced by Harbormaster, the CI supposed to be integrated
> into Phabricator"?

Assuming Harbormaster meets our needs and we decide to migrate to it,
then that is approximately correct yes.
We would probably follow the method in
though as it is cleaner implementation wise - and also provides better
integration for the CI system (Jenkins) into Phabricator.

> Cheers,
> Thomas


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