[rrd-developers] RRDCacheD journal cleanup

kevin brintnall kbrint at rufus.net
Sat Sep 26 16:45:03 CEST 2009

On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 02:12:11PM +0200, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> Hi Kevin (and list),
> It seems that journal files never get removed. Is that on purpose? If
> so, is there any "best practice" how to cleanup old files? Keeping them
> around would quickly fill up the disk.


journal_set_remove() is called every config_flush_interval for the
2-generations-old journal set.  Journal files older than
2*(config_flush_interval) are removed.

If you bump your syslog up to LOG_DEBUG, you should see the syslog
messages when it's removing files.

 kevin brintnall =~ /kbrint at rufus.net/

> TIA,
> Sebastian
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