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Re: Potentially destructive FAQ answer (attn maxb)

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2005-01-22 01:27:34 CET

--On Friday, January 21, 2005 9:45 PM +0000 Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net>

> I can't imagine that I would have added it unless the initial attempt
> without it failed, in the case which actually drove me to write that FAQ.
> That said, I do feel a bit uneasy about having potentially dangerous
> advice so exposed. At very least, "back up your repository" should become

How about placing the answer to this question on a separate page? And,
perhaps add in "(THIS MEANS YOU!)" to that step on backups. This way
casual browsers won't see it unless they click on it. But, deleting the
log* files is a very, very dangerous thing to do. The __db* files are
*usually* not as relevant and are recreated with db_recover. -- justin

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