TL;DR: If your tool makes use of Wikimedia Dumps, please restart your
tool today to avoid breakage next week.
As part of a hardware upgrades, the mount points hosting the dumps is
moving. In order to support this move we've needed to update the base
Kubernetes containers to know about the new mount points. For the vast
majority of use cases, a simple tool restart will pick up the new
container and ensure a smooth transition.
For rare non-conforming use cases, here are a few more details. The old
The new mountpoints are:
Currently all four mountpoints are present on toolforge nodes, but the
older mountpoints will be disabled next week. If your tool contains
references to ANY of the above paths, I encourage you to update your
code to use /public/dumps/ instead, which is a persistent server-neutral
Tools using the old mountpoints or accessing dumps via old containers
will start breaking a week from today on Monday, October 3.