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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Feature suggestion: Ability to keep a certain n
Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Feature suggestion: Ability to keep a certain number of snapshots
Wed, 18 Jan 2006 19:53:21 -0800
> On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Peter Schuller wrote:
> Often I would find it very useful to be able to say "keep the N newest
> snapshots and remove the rest", which is safer.
This feature already exists in rdiff-backup. From the 'Time Formats'
section of the man page:
6. A backup session specification which is a non-negative integer
followed by 'B'. For
instance, '0B' specifies the time of the current mirror, and '3B'
specifies the time of
the 3rd newest increment.