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Re: fs dump/restore proposal

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-04-24 00:05:21 CEST

Zack Weinberg <zack@codesourcery.com> writes:

> Incidentally, is this intended to be the appropriate way to back up a
> Subversion repository, or should one just freeze the database and
> archive the db files, or what?

If you want to do a backup, just follow Berkeley DB instructions.
Look at our hot-backup.py script in tools/. It's a Berkeley DB

I suppose you *could* use the dump format for backup, but it's not
particularly efficient. Also, when you re-import, who knows what you
may get. While the resurrected repository might have same information
of before, it might have totally different node-ids and other internal

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Received on Wed Apr 24 00:09:02 2002

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