I understand how to do the rsync part, but how would I delete the files?
Chuck Wolber wrote: > > On Wed, 18 Jul 2007, sparty2809 wrote: > >> >> What I want to do is use rsync to back up a folder to an external drive. >> >> I would like to keep 30 days worth. >> >> For example: I have backups of June 1 - June 30. Once July 1 comes >> along, I want to keep June 2 - July 1 and delete June 1, and so forth. >> >> Any ideas how I can accomplish this? > > Do the backups with rsync and write a shell script that runs every night > that deletes the 31st (and greater) backup. > > ..Chuck.. > > > -- > http://www.quantumlinux.com > Quantum Linux Laboratories, LLC. > ACCELERATING Business with Open Technology > > "The measure of the restoration lies in the extent to which we apply > social values more noble than mere monetary profit." - FDR > > 09 F9 11 02 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 63 56 88 C0 > -- > To unsubscribe or change options: > https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync > Before posting, read: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html > > -- View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Rysnc-Schedule-tf4104577.html#a11678999 Sent from the Samba - rsync mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- To unsubscribe or change options: https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html