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Re: backing up a repository over a network

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-06-09 22:23:43 CEST

Faheem Mitha <faheem@email.unc.edu> writes:

> Now, it could be that by bad luck the repository is changing at the same
> time as the backup is performed, and that could be all of the problem. I'm
> not actually sure when the repository changes. I thought earlier it would
> only change during commits (which I don't do that often), but as I wrote
> earlier, this does not seem to be the case. Would anyone like to share
> with me under what circumstances the repository would change (and why)
> aside for commits?

We use Berkeley's transaction and log system for everything, and we
use Subversion transactions as part of 'svn update'. So even updates
(and therefore checkouts, status -u, diff, switch ...) are writing to
the database.

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Received on Mon Jun 9 22:24:41 2003

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