We are using version numbers with 4 digits, the last number is the build number. Forwarding this to SQ creates in bigger teams typically more than one version event per day. As a result housekeeping is not working (https://docs.sonarqube.org/7.4/instance-administration/housekeeping/) because snapshots have version events assigned.
On the same day this version number with build number is very useful. But after a day/week, … it could be ignored.
- Would be good if feature works (clean-up) existing projects.
- Different projects have different version number formats. So maybe you can provide a filter to define the “long-living” part of the version string.
- Or simple flag: Keep only one version per day / week / month / year, …
see also: Housekeeping / version event