On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 11:08:56AM -0400, Tim Peters wrote:
> [Felix Ulrich-Oltean]
> > I need to clear out old backups regularly, as there are several
> > storages which are packed every night, and so there are lots of ~2G
> > backups files around for every day.
> 
> Are you doing full backups every time?  It's surprising if you get 2GB
> of new files every day when doing incremental backups.

I used to do it weekly, but some of the storages grow to over 4G, so 
I've been doing it nightly, which keeps it around 1.8G - 2.5G during the 
course of the day.

> As Jens said, it should be safe to delete anything older than the most
> recent full backup.  Please try the patch in this collector issue:
> 
>     http://www.zope.org/Collectors/Zope/1501
> 

OK, I'll give it a try.

Felix.



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