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Re: tools/backup/hot-backup.py.in

From: Michael Price <mprice_at_atl.lmco.com>
Date: 2003-02-13 22:14:32 CET

Karl Fogel writes:
> Michael Price <mprice@atl.lmco.com> writes:
> > and num_backups is 5 each time it is run then all of these revisions
> > will still be there. Nothing gets removed unless youngest - num_backups
> > happens to be a revision that was backed up (which is never the case
> > here).
> >
> > Or am I missing something? Is it actually working for you?
>
> What's missing is the assumption that hot-backup.py is run for every
> commit. That's probably not a very good assumption, but it explains
> why it's working for us... :-)

Oh. That would explain it. Its a nightly cron job for me. Imagine my
surprise when I looked in the directory a few weeks later without having
checked if it was actually removing anything.

Would you like me to send a patch to fix it?

Michael

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