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Re: cleanup --really-clean ? Re: [Duplicity-talk] Removing incrementals

From: Kenneth Loafman
Subject: Re: cleanup --really-clean ? Re: [Duplicity-talk] Removing incrementals of old full backups
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 06:10:18 -0500
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Olivier Berger wrote:
> Hi.
> Resending, as I seem to have had no luck in getting more details :-/
> Le lundi 15 mars 2010 à 09:40 +0100, Olivier Berger a écrit :
>> Le dimanche 14 mars 2010 à 19:46 -0500, Kenneth Loafman a écrit :
>>> Olivier Berger wrote:
>>>> Hi.
>>>> I cannot seem to find a set of duplicity options that would allow me to
>>>> keep only full (monthly) backups, if I were to use "duplicity
>>>> incremental --full-if-older-than 30D".
>>>> I can remove all full backups but n last ones with remove-all-but-n-full
>>>> but then, the increments for these n last full are kept.
>>>> Am I right ?
>>>> What do you think about adding such an option, that would allow to keep
>>>> increments for some last full backups, then only full backups for a
>>>> certain time ?
>>> You can do that now with
>>>     'duplicity cleanup --really-clean --force <target-URL>'
>> I didn't notice that new (?) option in the changelog for latest
>> versions... is it normal ?
>> I'll investigate that.
>> Thanks
>> Best regards,

What details do you want?  It's new in the later releases because the
nature of cleanup changed to just clean up orphaned files, by default,
using --really-clean to do the rest of the work if you wanted it.


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