[Dirvish] A suggestion for dirvish-expire

J.P. Hendrix jph4dotcom at xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 11 06:51:13 UTC 2012


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> Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2012 13:40:06 +0100
> From: Paul Slootman<paul at debian.org>
> Subject: Re: [Dirvish] A suggestion for dirvish-expire
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> On Sun 09 Dec 2012, J.P. Hendrix wrote:
>> >
>>> > >dirvish-expire checks each summary file for the Expires: line and if
>>> > >that date is in the past, then removes that image... unless it's the
>>> > >last successful image.
>> >
>> >I'm curious what version of dirvish-expire you use, as the version I use
>> >expires the last successful image just as easy as any other old image.
> Maybe it's not clear what's meant by "last successful image".
> It's not the most recent image, it's the final and only existing
> successful image left.

My issue with dirvish-expire is indeed not the 'only existing image 
being expired', but the 'most recent successful image to be expired'. 
This situation especially occurs with my laptop which not always 
attached to the network during backup (or forgotten to power up ...).

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>> >I'm on dirvish-1.2.1-1.2 (Ubuntu) or
> Same version, debian.
>
> If your dirvish-expire will remove that last image so that there is no
> image_at_all_  with "Status: success" in its summary file, then that's a
> curious bug.
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> Paul
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