[Dirvish] How to keep monthly backups

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Jan 25 16:00:16 UTC 2010

On Mon, 25 Jan 2010, Richard wrote:

> Since I want a pink pony (I hope they are available) I'm going to give
> this a shot.

   Is that a cocktail that comes with a paper umbrella?

> If the intent was to retain monthly backups, I would recommend that we
> pick a Day Of the Month on which to retain the backup, such as the 1st of
> every month, and set the rule to flag those images to retain those
> monthlies for a year.
>> #       MIN     HR      DOM     MON     DOW    STRFTIME_FMT
>>          *       *       1       *       *     +1 year

   Obviously I was not sufficiently cafinated when I wrote my reply. My
answer did not look right but I could not see the error. Thanks for the


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