[lug] syncing deletes in backup (or picture workflows)

David L. Anselmi anselmi at anselmi.us
Tue Feb 1 18:27:31 MST 2011

Davide Del Vento wrote:
> So, I want to change the workflow. The obvious solution is to do the
> backup first, and the delete later. But I need two kind of deletes:
> getting rid of actual useless crap (which must propagate on the backup
> medias) and delete the old stuff that my poor wife's laptop can't hold
> (but keep these on the backup medias). I haven't figured out how to do
> this, besides using a version control system (which of course I don't
> want to do, regardless of how much I love version control for many
> other purposes).

I think git-annex could make this easy.  It's still young so if it doesn't provide a function your 
workflow needs send it in as a feature request.


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