rdiff-backup-delete - Man Page
deletes a file and its whole history from a repository
rdiff-backup-delete [--dry-run] [--help] repository-sub-path
rdiff-backup-delete removes a file or directory from a repository created by '
rdiff-backup', together with its complete history.
The required argument is the pathname of the sub-directory or file within an rdiff-backup repository.
For example, after a backup with '
rdiff-backup backup source repo', potentially called multiple times, you can remove a file and its whole history with '
The utility is best used to remove too big or secret files erroneously backed-up. Beware that no trace of the file will remain in the repository after its deletion.
Only show what would happen but don’t actually delete anything.
- -h, --help
Output a short usage description and exit.
Patrik Dufresne firstname.lastname@example.org
rdiff-backup(1), python(1). The rdiff-backup web page is at https://rdiff-backup.net/.