Re: Does fsfs revprop packing no longer allow usage of traditional backup software?
Mark Phippard wrote on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 14:22:59 -0400:
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 2:21 PM, <kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
> > Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote on 06/30/2011 01:08:52 PM:
> >> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
> >> wrote:
> >> > You can't currently pack revision shards unless you also pack revprop
> >> > shards. (but that's easy to change)
> >> FWIW, that was my assumption. I do not personally think that is a big
> >> deal. To me the key is that revprops are not stored in SQLite unless
> >> you explicitly pack the repository.
> > Good info. Can one assume that the SQLite db is only updated during
> > an svnadmin pack command? If so, then one just needs to ensure that
> > the snapshot/backup/copy does not occur during that window of time....
> The reason SQLite was used is that rev props can be edited via svn
> So you could also disable the pre-revprop-change hook during a backup
> and that should make you safe. And if you have not enabled it in the
> first place, then there is really no issue anyway.
The pre-revprop-change hook lives in libsvn_repos. It has zero effect
on API users that change revprop via libsvn_fs API's.
> Mark Phippard
Received on 2011-06-30 20:32:20 CEST
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