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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgr...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SA updates files archive
Date Tue, 30 May 2017 13:56:01 GMT
On 5/30/2017 9:47 AM, Dave Jones wrote:
> Ok.  That's fine.
To be clear, if we can confirm better backup situation, the archive dir 
idea sounds great!

Working through your other emails.  I was camping with BSA for Memorial 
Day weekend.

Regards,
KAM
>
> On 05/30/2017 08:23 AM, Kevin A. McGrail wrote:
>> Hi Dave,
>>
>> Those files are official project release artifacts so yes, we need to 
>> keep them.  And the update mirrors have served as our backups of 
>> those files.
>>
>> I'd prefer it stay as is.
>>
>> Regards,
>> KAM
>>
>> On 5/28/2017 10:59 AM, Dave Jones wrote:
>>> Kevin,
>>>
>>> Do we need to keep rule update files back to 2007?  It seems like 
>>> having only the past year or even few months is all that we need. 
>>> Technically, the only ones that need to be in the updates directory 
>>> are ones that are pointed to by the [reverse 
>>> version].updates.spamassassin.org TXT DNS records.
>>>
>>> root@sa-vm1:/var/www/bbmass.spamassassin.org/updates# ll *.tar* | wc -l
>>> 4347
>>>
>>> It's not a bid deal to leave things as they are but it doesn't make 
>>> sense to keep them around in the SA mirrors if they are never going 
>>> to be used by sa-update.
>>>
>>> We would need to keep:
>>>
>>> 752902.tar.gz* for 3.1.*
>>> 895075.tar.gz* for 3.2.*
>>> 1786853.tar.gz* for 3.3.3 and greater
>>>
>>> I would like to move all other versions of files to an archive 
>>> subdirectory that is excluded in the rsyncd.conf that are older than 
>>> 1 month if that is OK with everyone else.  This could become 
>>> important if we start building new rules more than once a day.
>>>
>>
>>


-- 
Kevin A. McGrail
Asst. Treasurer & VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project


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