pruning old files
Michael.Salmon at uab.ericsson.se
Tue Oct 22 06:35:01 EST 2002
On Tuesday, October 22, 2002 09:46:36 AM +0900 Shinichi Maruyama
<marya at st.jip.co.jp> wrote:
| 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
Wouldn't a better solution be to add a file list option, similar to cpio,
to rsync? That would also satisfy those who want complex include and
exclude rules. Probably 2 options are required, one for newline terminated
names and the other for null terminated names.
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