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Re: svnadmin hotcopy failing

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-13 20:42:05 CEST

On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 13:35, Branko Čibej wrote:
> 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.

Oy. Thanks for reminding me, Brane!

Wanna write up the manual hot-backup procedure as a FAQ?

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