[Samba] Flushing wafcache when tweaking Samba builds

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Mar 26 15:55:15 MDT 2013

On Fri, 2013-03-22 at 07:53 -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> I notice that Sama builds with Samba 4.0.x now use WAFCACHE to store
> temporary files in the build process. Caching these files is fine, but
> what clears them out? I've been working in test environments where
> WAFCACHE was set to "/tmp/wafcache", such as building Fedora RPM's for
> testing, and eventually ran my filesystem out of inodes because
> nothing expires them.
> For now, I've left a cron job running to flush old files there, but
> does anyone have a better approach? Should the WAFCACHE be in inside
> the build tree, and flushed as part of "make clean"?

The only waf cache I can find is in bin/.confcache.  Have you set
something manually?

Andrew Bartlett

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