[Buildbot-devel] build log files

Benoit Sigoure tsuna at lrde.epita.fr
Sat Feb 17 10:23:09 UTC 2007

Quoting "Bailey, Darragh" <dbailey at hp.com>:

> Noticed that my build logs take up a lot of space. Since I have 64
> builds running and the largest log is at 11MB, this can rapidly grow to
> take a lot of space. On average, this looks to be about 300MB per day.
> So I'm wondering if anyone has done any work on supporting compressed
> log files in buildbot. I would like to keep about 2 week's worth of log
> files. But not if it's going to take up 4GB of space.
> With gzip, I get a 90% reduction in size, and it's relatively quick,
> taking just under 6s to compress and 31s to decompress.
> Would this be something worthwhile adding to buildbot in general or do I
> just have unusually large log files?

I have the same problem, I had to move my buildbots on a separate partition
because it was filling up / very quickly.

SIGOURE Benoit aka Tsuna
  /EPITA\ Promo 2008, LRDE

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