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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-66854

AsyncPeriodicWork produces a lot of disk churn

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Component/s: core
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    • Released As:
      2.317

      Description

      AsyncPeriodicWork (and AsyncAperiodicWork) print a message to the log file every time they run. If a task runs every couple seconds, you can get megabytes of text under logs/tasks/ like

      Started at Mon Oct 11 20:49:40 UTC 2021
      Finished at Mon Oct 11 20:49:40 UTC 2021. 0ms
      Started at Mon Oct 11 20:49:42 UTC 2021
      Finished at Mon Oct 11 20:49:42 UTC 2021. 0ms
      

      This is not useful information, and besides consuming significant disk space, it produces a lot of I/O activity and degrades performance of backups.

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              jglick Jesse Glick
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              jglick Jesse Glick
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