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Re: Rescuing a repository

From: Marc Haisenko <haisenko_at_webport.de>
Date: 2004-05-17 18:10:43 CEST

On Monday 17 May 2004 15:51, Tobias Ringström wrote:
> Marc Haisenko wrote:
> > Well, I finally managed to rescue my repository, thank you all for you
> > help !
> >
> > What I did was a normal dump up to the corrupt revision, an incremental
> > dump just after the corrup revision, create a new repository, load the
> > first dump, check out the repository, add the files from the corrupt
> > revision (luckily I have a commit hook that sends e-mails to me and
> > luckily I have all of them) and then load the incremental dump.
> It's good to hear that it worked. I hate to state the obvious, but I
> really really hope that you've also implemented a backup strategy by
> now, especially since your near-disaster was likely caused by a hardware
> problem.
> /Tobias

Well, if a daily CPIO snapshot of the repository qualifies as "backup" we have
one ;-)=) (the snapshot is saved on a different machine)
Now that the repository is working again we can finally backup dumps instead
of CPIO snapshots...

Marc Haisenko
Webport IT-Services GmbH
mailto: haisenko@webport.de
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