[FFmpeg-devel] Hacking FATE for fun and coverage
nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Sat Feb 25 15:44:50 CET 2012
Le septidi 7 ventôse, an CCXX, Clément Bœsch a écrit :
> Indeed, at the moment the whole directory is rsync'ed at each run. I could
> take snapshots instead, but given the current directory size (more than
> 80MB), I'd better add a history limit, like say 50 or 100 runs.
> I'll see what I can do about this.
You should look at rsnapshot, it looks perfect for that: it can make
daily/weekly/monthly snapshots and uses hardlinks when files have not
Also, I believe most of the space is taken by the annotated source code for
each file, while the per-directory summaries are much more interesting for
> This would get rid of the size issue indeed, but it would require a bit
> more complex scripting.
Only if you have time and you find it fun, of course.
> Also, I think being able to browse an old revision
> snapshot is more friendly than HTML diffs.
If there is a gitweb, it can display any revision of any file directly in
the browser, just ask for the "raw" blob. Links between files would not
sure each file have
in their header before you start archiving, even if the script itself does
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