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Re: Reserved checkouts

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-24 18:38:11 CEST

Jonathan, Ben clarified to me what you meant, I think.

You're asking "If a regular backup program happens to copy the
repository dir to tape, will that data be in a consistent state? Can
it be used for a restore later?"

Jim's answer was "Yes", if I understood correctly. So there's nothing
to worry about.

"Jonathan S. Shapiro" <shap@eros-os.org> writes:
> So now you propose to write a custom backup tool. This strikes me as
> something that people are really unlikely to get installed correctly.
> There's nothing wrong with the idea, but real-world administrators always
> have negative cycles available.
> Jonathan
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