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.

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Posted on March 22, 2011, in Mozilla. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. What do the subdirectory names refer to? Why aren’t they named with the changeset?

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