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  2. JENKINS-63711

GitHub branch source caches were using 13 GB on ci.jenkins.io

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      The org.jenkinsci.plugins.github_branch_source.GitHubSCMProbe.cache directory in the Jenkins home directory of ci.jenkins.io included 13 GB of directories (over 27 000) from July 30, 2020 through Sep 16, 2020.

      Liam Newman indicated that he expects those caches should be cleaned automatically.

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            sookad Hans Koster added a comment -

            It took several hours to clean 75GB ....

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            sookad Hans Koster added a comment - It took several hours to clean 75GB ....
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            bitwiseman Liam Newman added a comment - - edited

            NOTE: this fix cleans up cache folders as the connections are discarded, however cache folders that were created before the fix was introduced are ignored. Adminstrators will need to remove those manually. This choice was made to avoid potential performance issues removing large numbers of folders.

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            bitwiseman Liam Newman added a comment - - edited NOTE: this fix cleans up cache folders as the connections are discarded, however cache folders that were created before the fix was introduced are ignored. Adminstrators will need to remove those manually. This choice was made to avoid potential performance issues removing large numbers of folders.

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              bitwiseman Liam Newman
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              markewaite Mark Waite
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