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Re: Any thoughts on using Subversion as a general backup tool?

From: Adrian Howard <adrianh_at_quietstars.com>
Date: 2004-05-31 15:31:02 CEST

On 30 May 2004, at 07:37, Kenneth McDonald wrote:
> Some potential problems I could see are things like ensuring Subversion
> has access to _all_ the files on the HD, speed of backup and of
> checking
> files for changes, and of course, what do you do about the fact that
> applications and users won't pleasantly use 'svn add', 'svn delete',
> and
> 'svn move' when they change things on the HD.

Another thing that will cause you problems on a Mac OS X box is that
there are still a surprising number of places that still use resource
forks - which obviously won't be picked up by Subversion.


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