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Re: Incremental backups to "nightly" files

From: Greg Franks <rgfranks_at_alumni.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: 2005-04-13 17:42:31 CEST

>>>>> "Arjen" == Bax, Arjen <ABax@AEGON.NL> writes:

    Arjen> Greg Franks writes:
>> [...] I would like to do though is remote backup. I was
>> running rsync on the repositories to move everything from one
>> computer to another at a remote site. Rsync would copy over
>> only the changes made to the repository.
>> I would like to do the same with subversion. [...]

    Arjen> If you use an fsfs repository, you can make rsync operate
    Arjen> directly on the repository directory and make incremental
    Arjen> backups. No need for svnadmin dump.

Thanks. This works like a charm. As a bonus, the backup is also
"live" :-)

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