[Dirvish] A suggestion for dirvish-expire

J.P. Hendrix jph4dotcom at xs4all.nl
Wed Dec 12 21:34:31 UTC 2012


On 12/11/2012 01:00 PM, dirvish-request at dirvish.org wrote:

>
> J.P. Hendrix wrote:
>> >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 ...).
> We had this discussion a year ago in a thread called "expiry rules" and
> I posted a patch at 2011-07-19 11:12 that works for me. Check the thread
> for caveats.

I found this thread 
http://www.mail-archive.com/dirvish@dirvish.org/msg01457.html and I 
copied the script from it. Had to do a bit fiddling to get syntax 
correct, which was a bit corrupted in places due to the html format 
mailinglist thing.

Trying to understand the caveats you write about, but not sure I see any 
real caveats.

Anyways last successful backup of my laptop is dated 2012-12-10, which 
is scheduled to expire on 17th. So I won't attach my laptop to my 
network for week, and I'll check the available backup sets on 18th.




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