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9.1. The clean_release_directory Command

The clean_release_directory is located in the tools directory removes older releases of the installed product from the installation directory. Over time, as tpm update the configuration or new releases of the product, new directories with the full release information are created, but old ones are not removed in case you need to go back to a previous release.

The clean_release_directory command rmoves all but the five most recent installs and the current release. For example, with the following directory:

shell> ls -l /opt/continuent/releases
drwxrwxr-x 17 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 ./
drwxr-xr-x  9 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 ../
drwxrwxr-x  2 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 install/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 14:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-218_pid16197/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid10303/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid1393/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:34 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid23112/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid24935/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid26720/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid28491/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid30270/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid32041/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid3212/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid4983/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid6754/
drwxr-xr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid8530/
drwxrwxr-x  5 mc mc 4096 Jul  6 11:09 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0_pid2869/

Warning

The clean_release_directory command removes old releases. Although this does not affect THL, stored data, or your configuration, it may remove working, but old, configurations, releases and versions of Tungsten Replication.

Running clean_release_directory:

shell> ./tools/clean_release_directory
Deleting release directories in /opt/continuent; keeping the last five and current installation
Cleaning old releases from /opt/continuent
Deleting /opt/continuent/releases/tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid32041
Deleting /opt/continuent/releases/tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid30270
Deleting /opt/continuent/releases/tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid28491
Deleting /opt/continuent/releases/tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid26720
Deleting /opt/continuent/releases/tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid24935
Deleting /opt/continuent/releases/tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid23112
Deleting /opt/continuent/releases/tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-218_pid16197
Deleting /opt/continuent/releases/tungsten-replicator-5.2.0_pid2869

The resulting releases directory now contains a simpler list:

shell> /opt/continuent/releases/
total 36
drwxrwxr-x 9 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:52 ./
drwxr-xr-x 9 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 ../
drwxrwxr-x 2 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 install/
drwxr-xr-x 5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid10303/
drwxr-xr-x 5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid1393/
drwxr-xr-x 5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid3212/
drwxr-xr-x 5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid4983/
drwxr-xr-x 5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:35 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid6754/
drwxr-xr-x 5 mc mc 4096 Jul  7 15:36 tungsten-replicator-5.2.0-219_pid8530/