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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Old signatures not removed by remove-*

From: Olivier Berger
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] Old signatures not removed by remove-*
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 10:30:40 +0100

Le mardi 09 mars 2010 à 18:17 -0500, Ed Blackman a écrit :
> My strategy to keep three months of backups is to run a script daily 
> that calls "duplicity incremental --full-if-older-than 30D" followed by 
> "duplicity remove-all-but-n-full 3 --force".  For the most part, it's 
> working: I accumulate incremental backups for 29 days, then it does a 
> full backup, then throws away the oldest full backup and the incremental 
> backups between it and the second oldest.
> However, I have duplicity-full-signatures and duplicity-new-signatures 
> files going back much further than that.  "duplicity cleanup" says:
>       Local and Remote metadata are synchronized, no sync needed.
>       Last full backup date: Tue Mar  9 04:30:01 2010
>       No extraneous files found, nothing deleted in cleanup.
> I found the --extra-clean parameter from the discussion at 
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/duplicity-talk/2010-02/msg00012.html 
> but that doesn't seem to do anything when supplied as a parameter to 
> remove-all-but-n-full, and removes current signature files (or seems 
> like it would, I didn't use --force) when supplied to cleanup.
> How can I get duplicity to remove just the old signatures?
> This is duplicity 0.6.06 in Ubuntu 8.04.

You've probably been hit by
https://bugs.launchpad.net/duplicity/+bug/519948 ...

Feel free to add to that report.

Best regards,
Olivier BERGER <address@hidden>
http://www-public.it-sudparis.eu/~berger_o/ - OpenPGP-Id: 2048R/5819D7E8
Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut TELECOM, SudParis (http://www.it-sudparis.eu/), Evry (France)

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