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RE: svnadmin hotcopy failing

From: <rbraswell_at_connected.com>
Date: 2004-05-13 22:43:48 CEST

So what is the story here. Are the 3 steps Ben provided earlier unusable?

Ryan

-----Original Message-----
From: Branko Cibej [mailto:brane@xbc.nu]
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 2:54 PM
To: Ben Collins-Sussman
Cc: Ryan Braswell; users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: svnadmin hotcopy failing

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 13:35, Branko ─îibej 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?
>
>
Yes, here it is:

http://www.sleepycat.com/docs/ref/transapp/archival.html

:-)

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