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Re: fsfs and backups

From: Alan Knowles <alan_at_akbkhome.com>
Date: 2004-08-15 03:39:57 CEST

It does sound like the ability to lock the repo while doing backups
might be usefull?
svnadmin lock file:///my/repo
...rsync /etc
svnadmin unlock file:///my/repo


Greg Hudson wrote:

>>So what's the best way to backup fsfs type repositories? hot-backup?
>>Or is simply copying the files appropriately enough. What happens if
>>I backup the files somewhere else in the middle of a commit?
>I've added a note to the end of http://web.mit.edu/ghudson/info/fsfs
>about backups. If you want to simply rsync or otherwise incrementally
>back up an FSFS repository, you need to be prepared to do some simple
>manual repair on the copied repository in the unlikely event that you
>hit a commit just at the wrong point. Otherwise, use svnadmin hotcopy
>for now.
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