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Re: Backup of SVN files

From: Leandro Silva <leandroswquality_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 10:09:31 -0300

Dear Andrey Repin,

I am not using solid compression and the resulting archive is not deleted
after writing to tape, so I think that is possible to use this "update"
command.

Thanks a lot.

2009/9/2 Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>

> Greetings, Leandro Silva!
>
> > Here where I work, we have a server with SVN which runs daily a routine
> to
> > make the backup of all files of SVN. The backup is described as below:
>
> > 1. All repositories are copied from its folders to a temp folder using
> the
> > svn hotcopy.
> > 2. The files at this temp folder are compressed to a Rar file.
> > 3. This compacted file is copied to a backup tape.
>
> > My doubt is:
>
> > Can I use the option "Add and update files" to optimize the step 2?
>
> If you mean that resulting archive is not being deleted after writing to
> tape,
> and you're not using solid compression to make it worth using rar - yes,
> you
> can use "update" command.
> Alternatively, if you're using solid compression, but still want to have it
> go
> faster, you can create incremental diffs of an archive for, say, 6 days and
> make full new archive every week.
>
>
> --
> WBR,
> Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 03.09.2009, <0:57>
>
> Sorry for my terrible english...
>
>

-- 
Leandro de Paula Silva
leandro.silva.comp_at_gmail.com
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