[Piuparts-devel] Bug#632924: Bug#632924: piuparts-slave to recreate tarball(s) beyond certain age
holger at layer-acht.org
Sun Jul 10 00:05:33 UTC 2011
are you subscribed to the PTS, so I can stop cc:ing you?
On Sonntag, 10. Juli 2011, Scott Schaefer wrote:
> tgz.old, not .bak :-)
> And I considered that. Tried to weigh the waste of disk space vs.
> retaining the .old file as means of "easily" determining when (and even
> what components) of the base-chroot was modified.
> Of course, it was easier to not remove it, since doing so would have
> required me to google the syntax for removing a file with python.
> os.unlink(). Good; I learned something else today.
> And what is that Larry Wall saying about lazy programmers ?
*g* + cheers!
From my running piuparts.d.o POV I don't care much why+what has changed in the
base system and if I'd really wanted to find out one day, I could use
snapshots.d.o - but I also don't care about disk space here. What I had in
mind was just not accumulating cruft. OTOH, as its reused every month its not
much cruft... I'll sleep over it and commit something tomorrow :)
Speaking of changesets, I'd like to move to git rather sooner than later - are
you familar with it?
More information about the Piuparts-devel