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Re: Safe sleep: Secure local copy of the server repository

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 11:05:00 -0400

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 10:54, Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.de> wrote:
> Am 15.03.2011 15:50, schrieb (:Dedalus):
>> My company has a repository on the server.
>> I want to create a copy of him (for secure reason, because into
>> repository we have all sources code) on a local drive: there is some
>> automatic manner to do it? Or the only chance is to copy every day the
>> repository?..
> Yes, you can use the svnadmin tools to create backup copies of your
> repository. This can be automated with e.g. a cronjob.

Just bear in mind that a second copy of a repository sitting on a hard
drive somewhere doesn't constitute a "true" backup - it's just another
copy which *may* be usable as a backup. It's not offsite, it's on a
medium that's prone to mechanical failure and data corruption, and
it's easily destroyed.


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