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Re: Some issues with rdiff-backup-delete

From: Yves Bellefeuille
Subject: Re: Some issues with rdiff-backup-delete
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 11:30:16 -0500
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Dieter Heußner via Any discussion of rdiff-backup wrote:

>  Is there a way to delete all the files with a *single*
>  rdiff-backup-delete command. Please note that the different
>  directories may have different nesting levels.

Rdiff-backup is designed to delete files based on age, not names. If
you know there are files you don't want, it's better to exclude them
from the backup in the first place.

Perhaps rdiff-backup isn't the most appropriate program for you.

Yves Bellefeuille

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