[Dirvish] How to keep monthly backups

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 25 14:19:25 UTC 2010


Rich Shepard wrote:
> expire-rule:
> #       MIN     HR      DOM     MON     DOW     STRFTIME_FMT
>          *       *       *       *       1-7     +14 days
>          *       *       *       1-12    *       +1 year
> 
> The above says to keep daily backups for 14 days and monthly backups for a
> year.

Oops, hadn't even read the example. But this rule doesn't do what the
text says. Check the man page and work through an example. A free pony
for the best explanation.

Cheers, Dave


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