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..
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