[ovs-dev] [PATCH 3/6] ovs-bugtool: Ability to collect the number of rotated logs.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Feb 14 22:13:42 UTC 2013


On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 01:28:18PM -0800, Gurucharan Shetty wrote:
> A big reason for a large debug bundle size is the size of log
> files. By default we collect 20 rotated logs for each logfile.
> Most of the times we collect the debug bundle as soon as we
> hit a bug. In such cases, we know that we need only one day's
> worth of logs.
> 
> This patch adds an option, '--log-days' to ovs-bugtool wherein
> we can specify how many days worth of rotated logs do we need
> as part of the debug bundle.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gurucharan Shetty <gshetty at nicira.com>

I think that using range(n) tries to collect a log file with a .0
extension.  I don't think logrotate generates those; I don't see any on
my system here.  I guess that's harmless and an existing oddity, though.

Otherwise looks good, thanks.



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