Old catalog backups - safe to delete?

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Old catalog backups - safe to delete?

Postby Ian3 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:50 am

Is there any reason not to delete all but the last few backups of a catalog? They are quite sizeable, and if you back-up the catalog frequently soon take up a lot of disk space.

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Re: Old catalog backups - safe to delete?

Postby IanL » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:12 pm

Just how far back might you want to restore? That is the only thing you need to determine. There is no harm in deleting backups unless you might actually want to restore one of the ones you deleted. :)
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Re: Old catalog backups - safe to delete?

Postby Ian3 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:22 pm

IanL wrote:Just how far back might you want to restore? That is the only thing you need to determine. There is no harm in deleting backups unless you might actually want to restore one of the ones you deleted. :)

I guess that’s right. And in fact if I did want an even older one it would be recoverable from my Time Machine backup anyway. Thanks.

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