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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [testing] How long we should keep test results for millstones?
Date Wed, 16 Apr 2008 09:38:43 GMT
Endre StĂžlsvik wrote:
> Tim Ellison wrote:
>> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
>>> I do not think that we are really need any other test results then Mn-1
>> I agree, keep the last Milestone for regression checking, and if you 
>> really want to be nostalgic keep the last two, but anything beyond 
>> that is unnecessary.
> Why not keep everything? I guess the space it takes isn't quite the issue?
> You can more easily see trends in the data with more than two 
> datapoints, uncovering more subtle regressions etc. And it may even have 
> a tint of "fun" to it, seeing how much better it became over time, for 
> each milestone, revision and version.
> (Of course, these data can be recreated by checking out the older 
> milestones and run the tests again... but ..)

If space is not an issue then yes, we might as well keep them around, 
but we share finite resources with the rest of Apache so I think we 
should only keep what we think we will need.

If somebody has an idea to use it for archaeological purposes then fine.


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