[Dirvish] Sample exclude list

Richard Hector richard at walnut.gen.nz
Mon Oct 30 21:08:57 UTC 2017


On 29/10/17 01:04, Jenny Hopkins wrote:
> The worst culprit for filling up disk
> space unnecessarily are the hidden stuff in a users home directory
> that change constantly, like firefox directories and imap mail folder
> stuff, and also the server log files, - the above will now take care
> of this.

Regarding log files, are you using date-based log rotation? eg using
dateext in logrotate.

That stops you backing up a new copy of each compressed file every time
they're rotated.

Just discovered many of mine are _not_ set up that way ...

Richard


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