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Re: dump vs. hotcopy

From: William Nagel <bill_at_stagelogic.com>
Date: 2005-06-21 20:07:37 CEST

On Jun 21, 2005, at 12:10 PM, Mark Parker wrote:

>
> Dirk Schenkewitz wrote:
>
>> Are there any special advantages of "dump" compared to "hotcopy",
>> other than
>> the ability to make incremental dumps?
>>
>
> The dump could (theoretically) be loaded by any future version of
> Subversion. The hotcopy (theoretically) needs the correct machine
> architecture, version of bdb (if it's a bdb repo) and version of
> Subversion to work.
>
> Mark

My backup process actually uses both. I use a hotcopy to create a
backup of the entire repository to an onsite backup server, and use
an incremental dump to send all of the changes made since the last
backup to an offsite backup server.

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