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Re: Removing unused logs

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-10-30 20:09:29 CET

"Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:

> The command comes with an option --cleanlogs, which removes the logs
> not in use anymore from SRC. Now, I can see why it would do that.
> I'm wondering if it should remove the logs from DEST aswell, or not
> to touch it.

I don't think you should remove unsed log files from a hot backup, not
unless you copy them somewhere else. I believe they are required if
you need to run catastrophic recovery.

> Basically, what if I want to clean the logs from DEST,
> am I back to using svnadmin lsdblogs | xargs rm?

If all your hot backups are made using --cleanlogs then each unused
log file should only appear in one backup.

Philip Martin
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Received on Thu Oct 30 20:10:24 2003

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