REVU cleanup

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Tue May 1 20:30:01 BST 2007


On Tuesday 01 May 2007 12:25, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> the diskspace on tiber was going a bit low, and as a measure of
> precaution I've hacked a litte script to remove uploads older than 12
> months:
>
> http://codebrowse.launchpad.net/~revu-hackers/revu/trunk/annotate/siretart%
>40tauware.de-20070501162139-88t0nrc2tl46q5bz?start_revid=siretart%40tauware.
>de-20070501162139-88t0nrc2tl46q5bz&file_id=cleanupolduploads.py-200705011610
>39-0ddc163b94dd1f09
>
> That script removes the uploads completely from the database and the
> filesystem.
>
> Thinking more about it: Perhaps we should cleanup even more. Is there
> somebody seriously interested in uploads older than, say 3 or 6 months?
> what do you think would would be a useful limit for us?

I would think 6 months of history would be plenty.  I'd suggest perhaps 
archiving  the upload/comment history essentially indefinitely (it should be 
small), but for the actual packages, I'd think one development cycle is more 
than enough.

Scott K



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