There are some notes at and I remember
seeing other such approaches (but can't put my finger on them at the

Lee C

Darcy Bangsund wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to figure out how to keep a mirror and 7 day incremental
> backup between to 2 mount points.
> I want to rsync everything from /mnt/production/ to
> /mnt/backup/production/ on the same server.
> Nothing fancy.
> But ,
> I Want to utilize the --delete option for files that no longer exist
> on /mnt/production/ that have been on /mnt/backup/production/ for
> longer then 7 days.
> I can't use the BACKUPDIR=`date +%A`, multiple directory method, as
> the amount of data I'm dealing with is to great to kept track of
> easily that way
> I need the backup files to be a mirror of the original with 7 days of
> extra data.
> If anyone could help I'd really appreciate it.
> Thanx
> darcy

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