[Buildbot-devel] buildbot master performance on Windows since 0.8.3p1

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Sun Apr 1 01:42:40 UTC 2012

On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Philippe McLean
<philippe.mclean at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sometimes the master takes a very long time (seconds) to render pages, so I
> was wondering about performance in general. Some of the discussions
> yesterday might indicate why (sequential access to pickles?)

Yes, that's generally behind it..

> Will resetting the master help performance? (delete all log files, start
> from scratch with a fresh directory and the same master.cfg.)

Yes, and also set your buildHorizon to a small value so that builds
are aggressively expired.


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