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Re: [PATCH] improved behaviour of tools/backup/hot-backup.py

From: Roberto Reale <roberto.reale82_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2015 16:20:45 +0200

Which behaviour would you deem correct?

Just assigning a default permission set when the original file cannot
be found, or inferring it from the file type (e.g., revision files
should not be executable)?


On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 1:12 PM, Philip Martin
<philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> Roberto Reale <roberto.reale82_at_gmail.com> writes:
>> Do you think the patch can be improved in any regards?
>> I would like to "breed it up", so to say, to an acceptable status.
> Your patch assumes that all the files in the backup are still present in
> the source repository and that is not always true. For example pack on
> a FSFS repository could remove revision files, a commit to a BDB
> repository could delete a log file. Any such files will cause archive
> creation to fail with your patch.
> --
> Philip Martin
> WANdisco
Received on 2015-10-22 16:21:21 CEST

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