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Old January 21st, 2013, 12:43 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Default Re: [Profile] [Root] Auto Nandroid backup

Originally Posted by silentwitness View Post
ok i deleted both index files and ran the backup again now only have 1 index file called index2.txt. It contains information for 21_01_13 which is the new backup i created today. So now when the task runs automatically on the weekend it will create index1.txt i assume?

So when the task runs, it will delete the folder mentioned in index1 (but this time it doesn't exist).

Then it renames index2 to index1

Then it creates a new index2 with the name of the backup its going to take.

Then it takes a backup.

To clarify, index2 is always newest backup. Index1 is always the next one to be deleted.

So it:

Deletes oldest backup
Renames newest backup to oldest backup
Creates new newest backup.

Its hard to describe. Hope it makes sense
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