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From "Arnaud HERITIER" <aherit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Repository purge documentation
Date Thu, 06 Mar 2008 09:42:27 GMT
Thanks a lot it's a lot clearer !

Cheers

Arnaud

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 3:54 AM, Maria Odea Ching <oching@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Arnaud,
>
> You can only activate one of them (if the # of days old is > 0, then purge
> by # of days old; otherwise, purge by retention count). However, the purge
> by # of days old would always respect the value that is set in the
> retention
> count. So the answer to your question is no..
>
> In the purge by # of days old, the number of actual artifacts in the
> version
> directory would always be checked first against the retention count before
> checking if the artifact's age falls within the # of days old set. So if
> the
> retention count is 2, the # of days old is 20 and you have 4 artifacts
> that
> are all more than 20 days old, the latest 2 will still be retained because
> you have a retention count of 2. This means that you can only have less
> snapshots than the retention count if and only if the number of actual
> artifacts before the purge is less than the retention count.
>
> Hope that's clearer :-)
> I'll update the purge section in the docs and try to make it more reader
> friendly. I also got a little confused after reading it (and i was the one
> who wrote it hehe). Also, I think I've missed putting the purge activation
> part in the docs.
>
> -Deng
>
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 1:36 AM, Arnaud HERITIER <aheritier@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> >  I read the documentation about repository purge (
> > http://maven.apache.org/archiva/docs/1.0.1/adminguide/repositories.html)
> > but
> > I have always a doubt. If I activate both rules to purge the repository
> > (days older and retention count), archiva will apply both of them thus I
> > can
> > for example have less snapshots than the retention count if there's no
> > enough of them which have the minimal days older ?
> >  Is that right ?
> >
> > ..........................................................
> > Arnaud HERITIER
> > ..........................................................
> > OCTO Technology - aheritier AT octo DOT com
> > www.octo.com | blog.octo.com
> > ..........................................................
> > ASF - aheritier AT apache DOT org
> > www.apache.org | maven.apache.org
> > ...........................................................
> >
>



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