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Re: Backup strategies

From: Jacob Atzen <jacob_at_aub.dk>
Date: 2005-01-12 15:21:17 CET

On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 09:22:54AM +0100, Roel Harbers wrote:
> Unsafe in what way? Can it corrupt the repository, or only the backup?
>
> At the moment, we use #2 every night between 01:00 and 03:00 or so, and
> since there's only two developers here, it seemed reasonable to assume
> no-one accesses it at that time. However, a recent all night coding
> session had me questioning that assumption.
>
> If I just tell the backup software (Veritas Backup Exec 9.0) to copy the
> files in the order used in hot-backup.py, is that guaranteed to be safe,
> or does hot-backup.py do more?

I'm doing nightly backups with hot-backup.py. All my repositories get
dumped to a backup directory on the same machine. After I've done the
backups I transfer them to a backup host.

Isn't this setup feasible in your situation?

-- 
Cheers,
- Jacob Atzen
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