Always keep the first version

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Xyzzy
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Always keep the first version

Post by Xyzzy » Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:40 pm

Hello,

Please add option to always keep the first backed up version of a file.
This is important, when obtaining an original is hard, and changes are easy to re-do and can irreversibly modify the original.

Think of a photography or music - shooting a photo or recording a music piece requires much work and sometimes cannot be repeated. All edits to such file are easy to repeat, once you have the original.

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Re: Always keep the first version

Post by Support » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:43 am

Hi,

The most recent Full backup type is always kept. Only the next Incremental and Differentials executions are merged.

Xyzzy
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Re: Always keep the first version

Post by Xyzzy » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:40 pm

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Hi,

The most recent Full backup type is always kept. Only the next Incremental and Differentials executions are merged.
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The last Full may include already changed file (or may not include the file at all!). The point is to ever keep the files as they first appeared in backup source.
Cleaning operations could remove such original.

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Re: Always keep the first version

Post by Support » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:06 am

Hi,

That cannot be achieved in the way you want.

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