troubleshooting Question

Backup script using tar/rsync or something

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I have been attempting to create a backup script heres what I would like to have it do..

Full weekly backup every Sunday.
Incrementals Mon-Fri

Name each backup username-date-.tar.gz(or something similar)

Remove anything older than 7 days

Heres our setup...

We have user home directories stored in /Volumes/Data/homedir all user home directories are seperated via class year IE: 2013, 2012 etc etc.

I have been messing around with scripting for the last couple of days heres what I have so far ( be easy on me I am just learning...)

#! /bin/bash

date=`date +%Y%m%d`
dow=`/bin/date +%a`
dom=`/bin/date +%d`

for u in ${sophmore} ;do
     if [ "${u} in ${sophmore} and ${dow} =Thu" ]
         tar czf $u-${date}.tar $u      
         mv $u-${date}.tar ${sophfulltarget}


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