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Re: Feature request: a real backup/restore system for svn.

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-06-21 22:57:37 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

>Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
>
>
>>Well, that's a good argument for having a backup script based on dump
>>files. (I don't think it has to be a huge project, contrary to what
>>Branko said.) But such a thing doesn't qualify as a "hot" backup, so we
>>shouldn't consider it as a replacement for svnadmin hotcopy.
>>
>>
>
>How is it not hot? I thought "hot" just meant that the backup is
>performed while the repository is live, and does not affect the
>repository's availability for normal use. Dumpfile generation meets
>these criteria.
>
>
Yes, it does. It's not the most /efficient/ kind of hot backup, but it
does meet the criteria.

-- Brane

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