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Re: Reserved checkouts

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2000-10-25 00:51:21 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
>
> ? Sorry, now I'm confused. I wasn't proposing that. I'm simply
> saying that a) getting the data to back up is a read-only operation
> and b) the filesystem already handles reads correctly, there is no
> need to worry about locking.
>
> "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

Usually, backup tools read ordinary files from disk, which is a bit
different from reading out of svn_fs, right? So Jonathan has a point,
I think.

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