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Re: Rescuing a repository

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-19 17:59:23 CEST

On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 06:22, Tristan Seligmann wrote:
> On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 04:05:33PM -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> > andy.glew@amd.com writes:
> > > Staying more of the obvious:
> > >
> > > If when subversion can be backed up by ordinary filesystem
> > > backup tools, it will be a good thing.
> >
> > I believe that is one of the goals of libsvn_fs_fs, the new
> > non-database storage back end.
> I don't see how you can reliable grab a consistent snapshot of a set of
> changing files with normal filesystem tools; you'd either need to access
> the files through some special interface, or temporarily disable access
> to the repository.
> Am I missing something obvious?

I don't think a libsvn_fs_fs repository can't be backed up while "hot".
That's one of the advantages of a BerkeleyDB database.

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