Saturday, 18 September 2010

How to get Tinderbox logs faster

David Baron pointed out at the "War on Orange" meeting today, you can get Tinderbox logs much faster if you avoid using the "showlog.cgi" program.

For example, if you have a build log URL:

You can remove "showlog.cgi?log=" from the URL, and you'll download the log directly, i.e.:

This will download much faster, and you can grep for the text you're interested in directly in the downloaded log.