[Dirvish] A suggestion for dirvish-expire

J.P. Hendrix jph4dotcom at xs4all.nl
Sat Dec 22 13:10:22 UTC 2012

> Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 22:34:31 +0100
> From: "J.P. Hendrix"<jph4dotcom at xs4all.nl>
> Subject: Re: [Dirvish] A suggestion for dirvish-expire
> To:dirvish at dirvish.org
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> 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.

Works as expected. Thnx!

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