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Re: Using wildcards to remove archives

On Thu, 2019-03-14 at 20:21 -0700, Graham Percival wrote:
> Here's my solution, using the --archive-names option (new in
> 1.0.38, 2018-July-15, so longtime users might not know it exists).
> I'm deleting any archive names that match "zeros-100*" because
> they're left-over from some debugging I was doing.
> $ tarsnap --list-archives > archivelist.txt
> $ grep "zeros-100*" archivelist.txt > todelete.txt
> $ more todelete.txt 
> zeros-1001
> zeros-1000
> $ tarsnap -d --archive-names todelete.txt

Brilliant! Almost exactly what I was looking for and it worked
perfectly. Thanks Graham. Only problem is now you're making less money
from my having previously over-archived.