[Dirvish] expiry rules

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jun 1 09:16:25 UTC 2011


Eric Searcy wrote:
> On Mar 17, 2011, at 3:37 AM, Dave Howorth wrote:
> 
> [...]
>> I plan to write a patch for it that will provide an
>> option for the behaviour I describe above, based on my initial
>> assessment that it should be fairly simple.
>>
>> Of course that begs the whole question of how to test it ... ?
> 
> Did you get around to that by chance, Dave?
> 
> I considered doing it myself too but no sense duplicating effort...

I did, but when I tested it by using it on my live data, it went right
ahead and deleted the file I was hoping it would preserve :(  I haven't
got around to finding the bug yet; I'll see what I can do.

Cheers, Dave

PS Yes, I had another copy of the backup.


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