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RE: [svn] RE: Disaster Recovery - Restoring a repository with lost revisions...

From: Karan, Cem \(Civ, ARL/CISD\) <CKaran_at_arl.army.mil>
Date: 2005-06-14 20:19:09 CEST

What is the -a flag? I'm running on an OS X system, and when I use the
-a flag, cp chokes.

Thanks,
Cem Karan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eli Barzilay [mailto:eli@barzilay.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 1:38 PM
> To: Karan, Cem (Civ, ARL/CISD)
> Cc: Tom McMillen; Subversion Users
> Subject: Re: [svn] RE: Disaster Recovery - Restoring a
> repository with lost revisions...
>
> On Jun 14, Karan, Cem (Civ, ARL/CISD) wrote:
> > Try this as an experiment (NOTE! I don't know if this will
> work, I'm
> > just suggesting it as an experiment!)
> >
> > 1) Create a repository with all the files you need
> > 2) make a backup of the repository in the same way that you
> normally
> > make backups
> > 3) make a bunch of updates
> > 4) blow away your repository, and replace it with the backup
> > 5) See what happens when you try to do the update from your
> working copy.
>
> Using fsfs and a simple "cp -a" for creating the backup,
> things work just fine.
>
> --
> ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))
> Eli Barzilay:
> http://www.barzilay.org/
> Maze is Life!
>
>

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