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From "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [testing] How long we should keep test results for millstones?
Date Wed, 16 Apr 2008 11:27:14 GMT
2008/4/16, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> 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.

AFAIR number of files was the main issue, though space may become an
issue too in some future :)

Kinda compromise is possible, to compress older data and provide a
link to the bulk archive if someone needs detais. Summary pages do not
eat much anyway.

--
Alexey

>
> Regards,
> Tim
>

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