[Dirvish] Sample exclude list

Jenny Hopkins hopkins.jenny at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 10:23:24 UTC 2017


On 30 October 2017 at 21:08, Richard Hector <richard at walnut.gen.nz> wrote:
> 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 ...
>

Ah, no they get rotated, zipped, and swap number suffixes with great
enthusiasm!  I'll look into this - thanks.

Jenny


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