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Re: hot-backup.py failing SOLVED

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-06-04 18:27:49 CEST

On Saturday 04 June 2005 12:01, Michael Hipp wrote:
> John Szakmeister wrote:
> > Actually, the should be just a plain 'hot-backup.py' (not
> > 'hot-backup.py.in') script in the tools/backup folder where you built
> > subversion. 'hot-backup.py' should have all the correct paths. It's
> > generated from 'hot-backup.py.in' as a result of the configure
> > process. If you use the correct one, it will already have the correct
> > paths in it. :-)
>
> Therein lies the problem. I didn't build it. I installed it from the
> Ubuntu repository via apt-get. And as there appeared to be no
> hot-backup.py that came along with it, I thought to just grab the file
> from the source distribution.

You can hunt through the file looking for those @SVN_XXX@ symbols, and
just replace them with the appropriate paths. No need to spend time
trying to find a machine with a build environment.

> So I guess I can either hack the script or hop over to a machine that
> has a build environment and build it there and grab the script from it.
>
> Wonder why Ubuntu's binary package doesn't include it?

That's a good question. :-) Actually, I believe there is a package called
subversion-tools that might contain the script.

> Thanks for all your help,

No problem.

-John

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