ls4sweep for ALTLinux

ls4sweep should be used as helper for removing extra old daily-created backups.

Sweeping policy consists from the set of records, where each record contains the count of intervals (or periods) and the length of one period (in days). ls4sweep checks creation or modification time of given files and displays names of those when they mismatch policy. Only one file is keeping in each interval.

Consider following command: ls4sweep 3:1,2:3,2:10,2:30,3:90,5:365 *.zip This means:

ls4sweep output can be directly passed to '| xargs -r /bin/rm -f' command. When you create archives via cron(8), you can put cleanup via ls4sweep call after creation.

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Last changed at 12 January 2009 MSK 13:04
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