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Re: copy backups

From: Pejvan BEIGUI <pejvan_at_online.fr>
Date: 2004-08-20 15:36:20 CEST

Thanks, I will.
But I also would like to have the answer to my question, just by
curiosity :-D



Brian Mathis wrote:

> Pejvan BEIGUI wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Just a stupid silly question :
>> I have set up a simple backup solution for all my important files : I
>> just copy them to another drive and burn a DVD-RW of these files.
>> I've read all the documentation about the backups (by the Ben, Brian,
>> and Mickael, I also got the O'Reilly version of the svn-book, it's
>> really cool to have the printed one!) and I know that it's unsafe if
>> there are commits going on during backups, but I've got my very personal
>> repository and the backup procedure runs when I'm not using the
>> computer...
>> I'd like to know if doing just a copy (cp -Rp $SVN_REP_PATH) of the svn
>> repository is safe and leads to a usable backup.
>> thanks,
>> Pejvan
> Why not just use the hotcopy script? It's much safer and you'll never
> have to worry that your backups are bad. Just hotcopy to the backup
> drive, then burn that.

Pejvan BEIGUI                                     pejvan@online.fr
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