This documents the current development (dev), staging, production (prod), and
Continuous Integration (CI) servers for the
support.mozilla.com instance of
This document will not detail how Kitsune is deployed, only why, when, and where.
master branch is our main integration points. All new patches should be
based on the latest
master (or rebased to it).
Pull requests are created from those branches. Pull requests may be opened at any time, including before any code has been written.
Pull requests get reviewed.
Once reviewed, the branch is merged into
master, except in special cases
such as changes that require re-indexing. See
Changes that involve reindexing.
We deploy to production from
Dev is a small environment that is updated manually. We use it primarily to develop infrastructure changes, like upgrading to Python 2.7.
We deploy to stage anything we want to test including deployments themselves. We deploy using the big red button. Typically we deploy to stage from master, but we can deploy from any rev-ish thing.
We deploy to production from master by specified revisions. We deploy when things are ready to go using the big red button.