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Re: backing up a repository over a network

From: Jamin W. Collins <jcollins_at_asgardsrealm.net>
Date: 2003-06-09 22:57:35 CEST

On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 04:50:17PM -0400, Paul L Lussier wrote:
> In a message dated: Mon, 09 Jun 2003 14:35:18 MDT
> "Jamin W. Collins" said:
> > This may be a little off topic for this thread, but how would one go
> > about maintaining several writable copies of the same SVN
> > repository, keeping them all in sync with each other? Is it even
> > possible?
> Sadly, this is not (yet) a feature of svn. You might be able to hack
> something together with a combination of svnadmin dump/restore and
> rsync, but you're going to be living dangerously. Especially if you
> intend to have them all 'active' simultaneously.

Yea, that's what I was wondering about. The logistics of it just keep
making my brain hurt, so I figured I'd ask here and see if I was just
over thinking the situation or not. Keeping a relatively hot standby
doesn't seem to be too difficult, it's just the simultaneously active
bit that seems tremendously difficult.

Jamin W. Collins
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you absolutely need it. -- Vineet Kumar
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