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Re: newbie - hot backup

From: Brian Mathis <bmathis_at_directedge.com>
Date: 2004-03-03 22:59:44 CET

Matthew Hurd wrote:

> Been running subversion at home for a while.
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> Introduced it at work today. So far so good. Thanks guys.
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> One question, I want to do a full hot backup.
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> I tried the hot backup python script but it failed. Svnadmin hotcopy
> source dest seems to work fine, though only the .py is mentioned in
> the help.
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> Is svnadmin hotcopy the most appropriate way?
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> Cheers,
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> Matt.
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Try running
    /usr/bin/svnlook youngest /path/to/repos

If you get an error, there's probably a permissions problem on your
repos. The hotbackup.py script is bad in that it doesn't report that
there was an error running svnlook.

-- 
Brian Mathis
http://directedge.com/b/
Received on Wed Mar 3 22:58:57 2004

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