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Re: svnadmin hotcopy failing

From: Scott Lawrence <slawrence_at_pingtel.com>
Date: 2004-05-13 17:35:53 CEST

On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 09:37, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> While the developers argue about the best way to deal with APR's (lack
> of) largefile support in certain scenarios, here's a workaround.
> You can do the 'svnadmin hotcopy' manually in 3 steps. There's nothing
> magical about this command; it's supposed to be just a convenience for
> users. It's doing exactly these 3 things under the hood:
> 1. cp -R repos repos-backup
> 2. cp repos/db/log* repos-backup/db/
> 3. svnadmin recover repos-backup
> You could even write a shell script to do this.

Just out of curiosity; what is the point of (2)? isn't that implied by
the -R in (1)?

Scott Lawrence
Consulting Engineer
Pingtel Corp.   
+1.781.938.5306 x162
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