I just recently upgraded to CDash 3.1 and had a bit of a hard time figuring out how old builds are now removed; Long story short, there seem to be two ways:
AUTOREMOVE_BUILDS=true, then old builds should be removed on new submission
- alternatively, run
php artisan build:remove allin the CDash folder (from command line or via crontab)
The CDash documentation I found are lacking/outdated in that regard:
- Mastering CMake still references a
config.local.php; this now is configured in the
.envfile as far as I can tell, and the respective line is
$CDASH_AUTOREMOVE_BUILDS='1';(I haven’t found a way to submit change requests here, maybe someone can point me in the right direction?)
- The docs subfolder in Kitware/CDash seems to be the proper place for new documentation? It does not seem to contain a documentation for this purpose yet, though. Is it a good idea to submit a pull request with a file with above guidelines there?
- The section on Automatic removal of builds on the CDash Administration page of the Kitware Wiki mentions a
CDash/autoRemoveBuilds.phpfile, which doesn’t exist anymore. The whole maintenance section seems somwhat outdated. Should this be updated, or a hint added that the information there only applies to an older version with a link to newer documentation maybe?
Not sure if this is the right place to ask questions about CDash - I didn’t find a forum specific to CDash unfortunately…