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Re: Can commit emails be used for repository recovery?

From: Bryan Donlan <bdonlan_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-09-30 19:10:08 CEST

On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 11:34:30 +0800, zhimin@iss.nus.edu.sg
<zhimin@iss.nus.edu.sg> wrote:
> Hi,
> Other than for record purpose and notifying developers of the changes, can
> commit emails be used for repository recovery? How is it done?

In theory, one can manually (or write a script to) apply the patches
in commit emails to a new repository, but this will not work with
binary files. It'd be much easier and more reliable to use hotcopy or
dump instead.

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