Monthly Archives: March 2011

Retention for on-change builds

When someone pushes into a mercurial repository like mozilla-central the resulting Firefox builds end up on the ftp server, in a <branch>-<platform> directory (eg win32 optimised, win32 debug). Since early February we’ve been keeping those builds for 30 days, up from 1 day, which makes for much more fine-grained regression searches than using nightlies.