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Re: svnadmin hotcopy failing

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-13 20:35:23 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> 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/

Please don't tell people to do this. Use db_archive instead to get the
exact list of log files that need to be recopied *in the correct order*.
*That* is what svnadmin hotcopy is doing, and the BDB docs insist that
the order in which you copy the log files is important.

-- Brane

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Received on Thu May 13 20:37:53 2004

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