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FSFS and Backup

From: Wayne Washburn <wayne.washburn_at_prudentialproperties.com>
Date: 2004-12-09 21:55:08 CET

After reading Greg's info sheet, it's my understanding that by using
svnadmin hotcopy one avoids any trouble with the commits or any other
issues related to a naive backup. Am I interpreting this correctly?

>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.

Received on Fri Dec 10 03:09:51 2004

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