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Re: Berkeley is good stuff!

From: Soren 'Frank' Munch <sm_sbv_at_u5.com>
Date: 2005-07-02 01:17:16 CEST

Hi Chris,

most interesting. Hmmm, instead of taking the trouble of upgrading to any new
Berkeley version I think I'll rather switch to fsfs for our old reps.

BTW, FreeBSD 5.x/6.x has a filesystem snapshot-option. It can most probably be
used to get "hotbackups" with fsfs. I don't know if Linux/OS X has something

Best regards

Soren 'Frank'

On Saturday 02 July 2005 04:42, Christopher Kreager wrote:
> I would agree with you, and have only been using it from Oct 04 till now,
> upgrading svn as I go. But their is some configuration mixture with BDB
> 4.2to 4.3 in this move to svn 1.2.0 that only one of our 7 repos did not
> handle well, which was our largest 4+ GB.
> Not saying it a Berkeley issue or an SVN issue, but seems to be some mix or
> procedure in converting over in our case.
> We chose the Berkeley path with the intention to use the hotbackup, which
> helps for running two db back to back for recovery with less down time. At
> the moment SVNADMIN can not seem to handle loading the dump file of this
> size when restoring to BDB, but works just fine going to FSFS.

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