Changes between Version 18 and Version 19 of FileDeleter


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Timestamp:
02/20/19 18:22:24 (7 months ago)
Author:
davea
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  • FileDeleter

    v18 v19  
    44Files are deleted from the data server's upload and download directories by two
    55programs:
    6  * The '''file_deleter''' daemon deletes input and output files
    7    as jobs are completed.
     6 * '''file_deleter''' deletes input and output files as jobs are completed.
    87 * The '''antique file deleter''' deletes files that were missed by the file_deleter
    98   and "fell through the cracks".
     
    1110== The File Deleter
    1211
    13 Typically you don't need to customize this.
     12'''file_deleter''' is a daemon.
     13Typically you don't need to customize it.
    1414The default file deletion policy is:
    1515
     
    5555== The Antique File Deleter ==
    5656
    57 Runs as a periodic task.
    58 Removes 'antiques': output files that are older
    59 than the oldest WU in the database
     57'''antique_file_deleter''' should be run as a periodic task.
     58It removes output files that are older than the oldest WU in the database
    6059(not including "no_delete" WUs).
    6160These files are created when BOINC clients
    62 return after the corresponding WU has been deleted from the database.
     61return results after the corresponding WU has been deleted from the database.
    6362
    6463The antique files are deleted by using a Unix 'find' command to locate files