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

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2015 16:16:20 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Shahaf [mailto:d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name]
> Sent: maandag 21 december 2015 15:58
> To: Roberto Reale <roberto.reale82_at_gmail.com>
> Cc: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>;
> dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] improved behaviour of tools/backup/hot-backup.py

>
> I think (3) should fall back to $REPOS_DIR/db/fs-type (which is
> guaranteed to exist) rather than to umask. (The umask has the right
> dimension — permission bits — but using it might surprise users.)

Are you sure this 'must exist'?

When I accidentally tried to use a wrong directory some weeks ago (while working on libsvn_fs_git) I found that when that file is missing we assume that the filesystem is BDB.

        Bert
Received on 2015-12-21 16:16:50 CET

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