[Dirvish] Quick help to sort out my schedual...
don at bowenvale.co.nz
Thu Nov 11 21:14:06 UTC 2010
Thanks guys, can someone forward me Paul's response, it didn't get to me
for some reason.
On 11/11/2010 5:59 a.m., Dale Amon wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 03:22:59PM +0100, Paul Slootman wrote:
>> On Wed 10 Nov 2010, Don Gould wrote:
>>> Can someone smarter than me just tell me what I need to do to make it:
>>> m-s - daily - deleted after 2 weeks
>>> expire-default: +15 days
>>> sun - keep for 12 months
>> # MIN HR DOM MON DOW STRFTIME_FMT
>> * * * * 1 +1 year
>>> First and 15th of each month - just keep it, never del
>> * * 1,15 * * +99 years
> Since there will only be Sunday backup sets left after two
> weeks, this last line will save backups when Sunday falls
> on the 1st or 15th of the month. Perhaps you want 1-7,15-22
> so that you will capture the 1st and second Sunday no matter
> where they fall in the month.
> Is it your intent is that this system will actually be in
> service for 100 years? Or that it will be moved to newer
> hardware as time goes on? I usually make my last line
> simply save at least one backup for the year with 'never'
> for expiry.
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