I am currently keeping daily backup of my database by doing a daily mysqldump and by using logrotate to keep the 7 last days of mysqldump.
I would like to improve this backup process to keep 7 daily backup, 3 weekly backups and 12 monthly backup.
I found this article which explain how to di this with logrotate : https://web.archive.org/web/20070625054821/http://hotcoding.com/os/sysadmin/35751.html
However I am using the
dateext logrotate option to name my backup files so I cannot use this solution.
How can I do daily, weekly and monthly backup with logrotate and with the