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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] [EXTERNAL] Re: Purge policy for old test results
From: Belcourt, Kenneth (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-20 15:23:13

On Jan 20, 2015, at 1:18 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 2:08 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 1:48 PM, Belcourt, Kenneth <kbelco_at_[hidden]>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> There’s a lot of very dated test results on both develop and master
> >> results pages. Could we get some kind of purge (or ignore) policy so that
> >> only results generated in the last, say, 15 days get displayed and older
> >> results are removed (or ignored). This would, at a minimum, improve
> >> readability.
> >
> >
> > It was my understanding that there was already a periodic process that
> > cleans out the old results. I don't remember the schedule though.
> AFAIK, the automatic process has not worked for a long time. I've been
> manually cleaning out the stale results whenever they irritate me.
> It would be great if we could handle this automatically. 15 days
> sounds about right to me.
> If someone can provide a script to do the cleanup I can set up a job to do the cleanup.
> Note, send the script privately, i.e. email. As it could contain the magic FTP URL.

To me, the best solution is to nicely ask our cowic host to run a cron job on the ftp server to purge develop and master results that are more than 15 days old. That would seem to be simplest if it could be achieved.

— Noel

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