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'''NOTE: THE TABLE REFLECTS A PROPOSAL FOR THE NEW SCHEDULE FOR NATTY NARWHAL. AS SUCH, IT IS NOT YET FINAL. THE PROPOSED EXPORTS AND LANGUAGE PACK BUILDS ARE SHOWN IN BOLD NEXT TO THE CURRENT ONES'''
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|| '''Monday''' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/+language-packs|Lucid]] -> '''Natty''' || ''none'' || - ||
|| '''Tuesday''' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+language-packs|Maverick]] -> '''Maverick''' (stays) || [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-langpack/+archive/ppa/+packages?field.name_filter=&field.status_filter=published&field.series_filter=lucid|Lucid PPA]] -> '''Natty'''|| Unusually long export times might hit Wednesday early rollouts ||
|| '''Wednesday''' || ''none'' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+language-packs|Maverick]] -> '''Maverick PPA''' || Launchpad releases day ||
|| '''Thursday''' || ''none'' -> '''Natty''' || ''none'' || Ubuntu releases day ||
|| '''Friday''' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/karmic/+language-packs|Karmic]] -> '''Lucid''' || ''none'' -> '''Natty'''|| - ||
|| '''Saturday''' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+language-packs|Maverick]] -> '''(none)'''|| [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-langpack/+archive/ppa/+packages?field.name_filter=&field.status_filter=published&field.series_filter=karmic|Karmic PPA]] -> '''Lucid PPA''' || - ||
|| '''Sunday''' || ''none'' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+language-packs|Maverick]] -> '''(none)'''|| - ||
|| '''Monday''' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/natty/+language-packs|Natty]] || ''none'' || - ||
|| '''Tuesday''' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+language-packs|Maverick]] || [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/natty/+source/language-pack-en/+changelog|Natty]] || Unusually long export times might hit Wednesday early rollouts ||
|| '''Wednesday''' || ''none'' || [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-langpack/+archive/ppa/+packages?field.name_filter=&field.status_filter=published&field.series_filter=maverick|Maverick PPA]] || Launchpad releases day ||
|| '''Thursday''' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/natty/+language-packs|Natty]] || ''none'' || Ubuntu releases day ||
|| '''Friday''' || [[https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/+language-packs|Lucid]] || [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/natty/+source/language-pack-en/+changelog|Natty]] || - ||
|| '''Saturday''' || ''none''|| [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-langpack/+archive/ppa/+packages?field.name_filter=&field.status_filter=published&field.series_filter=lucid|Lucid PPA]] || - ||
|| '''Sunday''' || ''none'' || ''none''|| - ||

Purpose

This page documents the schedule of automatic translations tarball exports from Launchpad to be used as a source to langpack-o-matic to create the Ubuntu language packs.

Current export schedule (as of 2010-11-24)

Note: these are the starting days of the exports. The cron jobs to start generating the language-pack tarballs start on these days. Then langpack-o-matic picks them up the next day.

  • Export starts: 22:00 UTC
  • Build starts: 14:00 UTC next day

Weekday

Launchpad Exports

Language Pack Builds

Notes

Monday

Natty

none

-

Tuesday

Maverick

Natty

Unusually long export times might hit Wednesday early rollouts

Wednesday

none

Maverick PPA

Launchpad releases day

Thursday

Natty

none

Ubuntu releases day

Friday

Lucid

Natty

-

Saturday

none

Lucid PPA

-

Sunday

none

none

-

Notes

  • We should avoid generating language packs on Wednesdays, which are Launchpad rollout days
  • If language pack generation on Tuesdays take longer than usual (say 10h), we might even hit our early Wednesday rollouts and language packs might not be generated.
  • The timing is chosen so we hit the times when we usually expect the lowest load. Most of the translation work happens in Europe, South America and Asia, and 22:00 UTC should mean less load on LP due to translation activity. With DB slaves, though, this is probably not something we should worry about.
  • Launchpad crontabs live in a branch on devpad:/code/pqm/crontabs/launchpad-production/ (look at the loganberry-launchpad file).

Translations/LanguagePackSchedule (last edited 2022-06-16 14:56:13 by cjwatson)