[Dirvish] Never removing files from an image

Roberto Mello roberto.mello at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 13:46:40 UTC 2007


On 9/5/07, Paul Slootman <paul at debian.org> wrote:
>
> The simple answer is to never expire images, i.e. keep all images.
> That won't take much more space than the alternative, which is to
> separately preserve deleted files.
>
> A more sane way is to keep daily images eg. for a month, keep all images
> that were made on a Sunday for 3 months, keep all images made on the
> first of the month for one or two years. You can automate all of this
> via the expire-rule defintions.

I see. That's kind of what I thought I had to do, but wanted to check
with others to make sure I wasn't missing something.

Appreciated,

-Roberto


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