Thanks very much for your patch - I've applied it in change set 5770:a5e0a5d3c0a1.
Greg Von Kuster
On Jul 1, 2011, at 5:35 PM, Assaf Gordon wrote:
I'm trying to use the built-in cleanup scripts (instead of my own), came across a
1. When running "delete_datasets.sh", the "info_only" flag is
This is evident by running it twice with "-i" and getting different results
(the second time - no datasets are deleted).
2. When running "purge_datasets.sh" with the "info_only" flag, no
information is printed at all, making it impossible to know what would be purged without
the "-i" flag.
The only way to see what is purged is actually purging the datasets (kind of defeats the
purpose of "info only").
I think the attached patch fixes both issues.
3. The relevant wiki page
about "delete_datasets.sh": "The purge_datasets.sh script will need to be
run afterwards to remove the base datasets from disk."
But the example on the wiki page (and in the script) has "-r" - so the files
are actually deleted from the disk by "delete_datasets.sh".
Does one still need to run "purge_datasets.sh" if used "-r" with
4. If I accidentally run "purge_datasets.sh" without "-r" = is there
a way to delete the stale files ?
if not, perhaps the script should require either "-i" or "-r" to
avoid such cases (or provide another cleanup script?)
comments are welcomed,
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Greg Von Kuster
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