pruning old files

Shinichi Maruyama marya at
Tue Oct 22 00:47:00 EST 2002

jw> In the past i found that using find was quite good for this.
jw> Use touch to create a file with a mod_time just before you
jw> started the last sync.  Then from inside $src run
jw> 	find .  -newer $touchfile -print|cpio -pdm $dest

For pruning, how about to add the feature to rsync.
Is it difficult ?

		exclude files older than SECONDs before
		ignore any operations with the files older than
		SECONDs before
		differ from --exclude-olders, these files are not
		affected from --include files or --delete-excluded

MARUYAMA Shinichi <marya at>

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