[Dirvish] How to keep monthly backups

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Mon Jan 25 18:13:48 UTC 2010


On Mon 25 Jan 2010, Przemek Klosowski wrote:
> > >
> > >> *How would one retain monthly backups from the LAST day of each month?
> >  Not all months have 31 days.
> > >>
> > >
> > > #       MIN     HR      DOM     MON     DOW    STRFTIME_FMT
> > >          *      *        31      *       *      +1 year
> > >          *      *        30     4,6,9,11 *      +1 year
> > >          *      *        28      2       *      +1 year
> >
> 
> Won't that set 1 year expiration for both April 30 and April  31 backups?

When April happens to have 31 days, having two backups will be the least
of our problems :-)


Paul


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