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Re: contrib: svn-fast-backup

From: Karl Chen <quarl_at_cs.berkeley.edu>
Date: 2005-09-02 09:29:06 CEST

>>>>> On 2005-08-26 19:29 PDT, Karl Fogel writes:

    kfogel> Karl Chen <quarl@cs.berkeley.edu> writes:
>> I modified svn-hot-backup.py to create hard-linked
>> snapshots of a FSFS repository using rsync. This is good
>> for replacing incremental log-dump+restore-style backups
>> because it is just as space-conserving and even faster;
>> there is no inter-backup state (old backups are essentially
>> caches); each backup directory is self-contained. It keeps
>> the same interface as svn-hot-backup, but only works for
>> FSFS repositories.

    kfogel> I'd be +1 on putting this in contrib/, if it had
    kfogel> documentation.

I've cleaned it up: documented, refactored, added command-line
options.

I think it's suitable for distribution now.

-- 
Karl 2005-09-02 00:22

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