[QA] reducing history of browser test jobs

Antoine Musso hashar+wmf at free.fr
Thu Dec 18 14:23:20 UTC 2014

Le 29/10/2014 16:28, Antoine Musso a écrit :
> Hello,
> We run the browser tests twice per day and keep the history of builds ad
> vitam.
> A side effect is that the Jenkins view for browser tests takes a couple
> minutes to load on first hit.  That is because Jenkins lamely load the
> while history of all jobs to generate the [dashboard].
> S Page filled [bug70671] about that slowdown.  It could be improved by
> dropping browser tests history after a set amount of time, at the
> expense of losing the long term trend.
> I would propose to only keep 15 days of history (or 30 builds). That can
> be done in Jenkins Job Builder using the 'logrotate' publisher.
> [dashboard] https://integration.wikimedia.org/ci/view/BrowserTests/
> [bug 70671] https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=70671


I forgot about this patch apparently. Thanks for your reviews everyone,
this is now being deployed and Jenkins will drop history after 31 days.


Antoine "hashar" Musso

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