GitLab Documentation

From 4.1 to 4.2

Make sure you view this upgrade guide from the master branch for the most up to date instructions.

1. Stop server & Resque

sudo service gitlab stop

2. Update code & DB


#Set the working directory
cd /home/gitlab/gitlab/

# Get latest code
sudo -u gitlab -H git fetch

sudo -u gitlab -H git checkout 4-2-stable

# The Modernizr gem was yanked from RubyGems. It is required for GitLab >= 2.8.0
# Edit `Gemfile` and change `gem "modernizr", "2.5.3"` to
# `gem "modernizr-rails", "2.7.1"``
sudo -u gitlab -H vim Gemfile

# Run a bundle install without deployment to generate the new Gemfile
sudo -u gitlab -H bundle install --without development test postgres --no-deployment

# Install libs (with deployment this time)
sudo -u gitlab -H bundle install --without development test postgres --deployment

# update db
sudo -u gitlab -H bundle exec rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=production

3. Check GitLab's status

sudo -u gitlab -H bundle exec rake gitlab:check RAILS_ENV=production

4. Start all

sudo service gitlab start