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Re: FSFS backup

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-18 09:09:57 CET

On 1/17/06, Lakshman Srilakshmanan
<lakshman.srilakshmanan@tradingpost.com.au> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Every time I think I have everything I need to start migration, the path
> gets a little bit longer.
> Assuming there is no activity in my repository (FSFS), is it safe to
> take a backup using the "tar" command of the entire repository.

You can use the "svnadmin hotcopy" command.
# svnadmin hotcopy /path/to/repository /path/to/backup/repository

This command can be used even when the repository is being used. The
command is smart enough to backup only until the *last completed*


-Hari Kodungallur
SpikeSource Inc.
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