bugrdiff-backup - Bugs: bug #27145, make --remove-older-than usable on...


bug #27145: make --remove-older-than usable on backup commands

Submitted by:  Fabio Varesano <fax8>
Submitted on:  Thu 30 Jul 2009 06:38:59 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Wont Fix
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Mon 24 Feb 2020 10:32:07 AM UTC, comment #1: 

I don't see the intent of this enhancement request. If you have good arguments and it's still important to you, please re-create an issue at https://github.com/rdiff-backup/rdiff-backup/issues

Eric L. <ericzolf>
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Thu 30 Jul 2009 06:38:59 PM UTC, original submission:  

I would suggest making --remove-older-than usable on normal backups invocations.

In the current implementation it's only possible to run it on a backup folder, eg:

rdiff-backup --remove-older-than 5B /mnt/backup

But it could be useful to use that also on normal command invocations, something like:

rdiff-backup --remove-older-than 5B /mnt/original /mnt/backup


Fabio Varesano

Fabio Varesano <fax8>


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